• David Lamelas


    The installation that David Lamelas set up in the gallery played deliberately on the discrepancy between what is seen and what is signified. A large structure of wood stakes supported a wall that seemed on the verge of collapse. In reality—and this was immediately apparent—it was a fake wall, resting upon and jutting out from a real wall, and its precarious position enlivened the entire space.

    Two drawings tied the installation to purely formal investigations: a large sheet of paper showed a similar installation, and another, smaller sheet contained a study of intersecting, diagonal lines. These

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