Todd Altschuler

  • picks May 15, 2018

    Tauba Auerbach and Éliane Radigue

    Resting upon an electric-blue acupuncture table, a pristine sculpture of interwoven glass tubes spiders out from a spine, like a chemistry set touched with the intricate order of an organic molecule (Where there had once been a snag in the fabric, 2018). Two gateway-like panels frame this altar of sorts, each consisting of two austere paintings from the series “Grain,” 2015–18, placed back-to-back and encased in a metal border. Hanging projector screens show a chemical dance: refracting wave patterns of light and viscous spheres bouncing off viscous surfaces, an undulating movement of depression