New York

Sylvia Stone

Andre Emmerich Gallery, Downtown

Sylvia Stone's previously made simple arrangements of lightly tinted plexiglass: half-circles, triangles, rectangles, all usually upright and intersecting. Things have gotten a lot more complicated; Stone's arrangements involve many more elements, arranged more casually, often stacked on top of each other. Stone has also increased the kinds of materials she is working with: mirrors, light and dark smoked, clear, green-tinted and amber plexiglass. These look like the last word, maybe Bloomingdale's, in Process art; like large unassembled jewelry boxes. They seem at first more casual in arrangement than they are; Stone combines and alternates her materials with fairly dependable near-symmetry. The most substantial part of one piece, for example, is four layers mirror, dark-smoked plexi, mirror, light-smoked plexi in different lengths. Top center is a perpendicular plane of green-tinted

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