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Gary Webb

Chisenhale Gallery

Opening the door onto Gary Webb’s exhibition “Deep Heat T-Reg Laguna,” one hesitated a moment in the face of its profusion of intense colors and unidentifiable forms. But once this fleeting moment of surprise passed, one discovered eight large sculptures, all reflected in, and fragmented and multiplied by, a wall covered in mirrored rectangles tilted in different directions. Gradually, the sculptures revealed themselves in their incredible strangeness. Mr. Miami, 2004, for example, is composed of a large curve of yellow metal placed on a shiny black form, from which slender stems rise bearing large pink, orange, and yellow blobs overhung by four small shapes made of colored glass in blue, pink, yellow, and black, into which loudspeakers have been inserted, diffusing discreet sound. Across the room, the pedestal of The Creator Has a Master Plan, 2004, forms a black elbow with a large, flat,

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