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OPENINGS: GARY WEBB

A shiny stainless-steel cylinder, roughly the size and proportions of a kitchen trash can, stands on an area of floor covered with tessellating, multicolored, triangular rubber mats, each of which is embossed with the artist’s signature, and some of which are piled into short stacks. Around and above the cylinder, attached by curving poles, are a number of similar but smaller forms. Two brass rods run up one side of the cylinder, then project out at differing angles. The result looks like a half-finished candelabrum. An irregularly shaped sheet of clear Perspex, with smaller pieces of fluorescent yellow and orange Perspex stuck to it, bisects the central form. Near the top of the sheet, these resolve themselves into two initials: “G.W.” Two small Perspex platforms on either side support a pair of smooth, red, heart-shaped pods.

This is an attempt to describe Adam or Gary, 2003, a sculpture

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