• Dennis Adams

    Galerie Lumen Travo

    Dennis Adams creates a dialectic between covering and exposing, between interior and exterior in this exhibition entitled “Vanities.” With the use of mirror and light, the back of the work Double Vanity, 1991, recalls a makeup table in a dressing room. The large, central mirror reflects the Stedelijk Museum across the street from the gallery, as well as the person in front of it. Thus it plays on the viewer’s vanity and his wishful projections, and on Adams’ own deceptive integration of the museum into the piece or his presumptuous goal of having the piece in the museum. This mirroring also

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