reviews

  • View of “Robert Grosvenor,” 2017. From left: Untitled, 1989–90; untitled adjunct. Photo: Tom Van Eynde.

    Robert Grosvenor

    The Renaissance Society

    In a gutsy move for both artist and institution, Robert Grosvenor’s first museum exhibition in more than a decade consisted of a single work—and one created almost thirty years ago. Entering the exhibition space through a small vestibule, one immediately came face-to-face with Untitled, 1989–90, an enigmatic construction sitting, sphinxlike, in the Renaissance Society’s dramatically vaulted gallery. Two parallel walls of silver-painted cinder blocks, each six units high, were positioned directly on the gallery’s mottled gray linoleum floor. Extending from the leftward end of each wall was

    Read more