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  • Tiril Hasselknippe, Balcony (supplies), 2015, concrete, steel, water, food coloring, 35 1/2 × 35 1/2 × 20 1/2".

    Tiril Hasselknippe

    Bianca D'Alessandro

    Waist-high and not quite large enough to contain a person, four concrete objects punctuated the gallery floor. The exhibition title, “Tub,” suggested they might be containers. This viewer’s thoughts strayed to sarcophagi, wells, or troughs—pulpits, even. The works themselves are each titled Balcony, and, given their imaginative fecundity, respectively subtitled with unnecessary artfulness: residency, survival, supplies, and intersectionality (all works 2015). Three of them appear as if severed from larger volumes, evoking some fictitious previous history as functional objects, or simply

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