• “Ultralounge”


    In his essay for “Ultralounge: The Return of Social Space (with Cocktails),” critic Dave Hickey, who curated this exhibit of eleven young artists based largely in Las Vegas and on the West Coast, dubbed his show a “piece of concrete journalism” that would document a shift in attitude among the participants, away from the exalted realm of museum-sanctioned high culture and toward an aesthetic that affirms the casual social environment of the artists. With the idea that a retro-hip lounge is much more their milieu than the sterile white cube of a museum, Hickey extensively redecorated Diverse-Works’s

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