Not to be confused with satisfied attendees (or the much-appreciated A/C that cooled all the venues):
Below, at Untitled: Arielle Falk's bladeless fans at Auxiliary Projects, Brooklyn
In Rottenberg's piece, above, water from the A/C overflow drips into a frying pan that's placed on a turned-on hotplate. The tss tss of the title is the sound the water makes as it hits the hot pan.
"I love it," I heard Don Rubel say, as he walked by it.
"Careful, hot," said the guard.
Do Ho Suh, known for constructing entire, minutely detailed rooms out of sewn fabric, here offers an apartment stove in a vitrine
Even though there were plaid grids seen throughout the fairs, I wouldn't call them a trend but more of a confluence of concept, executed in different materials. (Well, maybe that makes them a trend.) I love all of them.
At Miami Project: Cheryl Donegan installation of fabric and mixed-media collages, at David Shelton Gallery, Houston
Above and below, at NADA: Michelle Grabner, flashe on panel, various sizes, at Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago
At NADA: Peter Schuyff, Untitled, 1986, oil on canvas, at Sorry We're Closed Gallery, Brussels
Below, from a recent news item online:
Telling them apart, below: Adele is on the left