• Amanda Ross-Ho

    Pomona College Museum of Art

    At the heart of Amanda Ross-Ho’s recent installation at Pomona College Museum of Art, the Los Angeles–based artist’s first solo museum exhibition, was a giant fiberglass candy dish in the form of a smiling, wide-eyed ghost—the kind of novelty home decor one might expect to find on the shelves of Target in late October but here inflated to larger-than-life proportions. In its deliberate physicality and human scale, the sculpture, titled Great Grandparent (all works 2010), seemed a compulsory symbol through which to understand this show in its entirety—that is, as suspended between presence and

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