New York

Greg Lynn

Artists Space Exhibitions

It is a polarity that has governed our vision of the future for decades: either the computer age is embraced as the harbinger of an era of unprecedented comfort or as the augur of a technological wasteland. In Greg Lynn’s version, the computer will blissfully alter the spaces we inhabit. Unfortunately, if his recent show is any indication, the form this architectural innovation will take is so detached from the physical world as to be completely sterile.

Tucked away snugly in a corner of the gallery, the asymmetrical Mylar panels that formed the curved walls of Lynn’s installation were molded around the five projects on display with the aid of a computer program. Visitors entered through one of two openings into the tight space, whose panels glowed dimly. Two small computer screens and several tiny orange and yellow resin models were imbedded in the walls, suggesting a digitalized, futurist

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