• Nayland Blake


    In Nayland Blake’s conglomerated sculptures, the links—often literally those of little brass chains—seem to have come ready to hand, like prepositions materialized. The connections they make between one thing and another and between things and words have the sudden strength of the obvious. Contemplating each discrete piece is like contemplating the rightness of a cliché that hasn’t worn itself out by insisting too much upon its perfection but provokes the same meaning to issue forth every time. The mechanical logic involved in this aligns with the mechanical character of assemblage generally,

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