• Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle

    Rochester Art Center

    A recent exhibition of Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle’s work at the Rochester Art Center presented new sculptures and audio works alongside reconfigurations of existing projects. Among those not previously exhibited was Portrait of a Young Reader, 2006, from the artist’s ongoing series “DNA Portraits.” This example diverges in form and meaning from earlier entries, large, colorful C-prints based on the results of DNA testing that feature the blotchy bands familiar from crime documentaries. Young Reader presents us instead with a strip of small, colored disks derived from DNA microarray analysis. Rather

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