Cornered: 1969 And All That…. at P.S.1/MoMA

                                                    Robert Smithson: Corner Mirror with Coral, 1969. At P.S.1, the sculpture is displayed on a low platform, instead of directly on the floor as originally.           Upon the Arbitrary Nature of Posterity     A yellowed clipping from the Village Voice is included in one of the display … [Read more...]

Jung’s Secret Book, Aboriginal Paintings, and Mandalas

  What do these images have in common?       Top left is from "Icons of the Desert: Early Aboriginal Paintings from Papunya" at the Grey Art Gallery, N.Y.U., 100 Washington Square East, to Dec.5.   Top right is from "Mandala: The Perfect Circle: at The Rubin Museum, 150 W. 17, to Jan. 11.   Lower middle is from "The Red Book of C. G. Jung" at The Rubin Museum, to Jan. 25.     Codes, Maps, and Building Plans   Some images and objects we can … [Read more...]