The Bruce High Quality Foundation has cast the “strike rat” in bronze and placed it by the Lever House. The theme of their show is “Art History With Labor,” and the rat is the centerpiece. (Katharina Fritsch comes to mind.) The show continues inside, with more art on the walls and mops and sanders scattered throughout.
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They’re hanging in a hallway at MoMA, so if you’re taking the escalator up, you’ll see these prints. Shrigley’s work draws viewers in with its simplicity and humor, but there’s more going on. Have a look at the artist’s website.
The de Kooning retrospective at MoMA has been taken down. I’m sure they are used to visitors taking pictures of everything (and each other, standing by everything), but the guard didn’t notice me until I’d snapped a couple. “No pictures, please!” No problem, of course; I’m not stealing crating secrets. Next month, Cindy Sherman is on view.
Sarah Braman’s sculpture and 2D work is on exhibit at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery, 534 W. 26th Street, in Chelsea. The pieces mix camper parts with colorful geometric forms made of plexiglass.