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Gomez/Wilson: Windows & Mirrors and Wisconsin Supper Clubs: An Old Fashioned Experience

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Correction: We inadvertently transposed Andrew Norman Wilson's first and middle names. We apologize for the error.

Ellen Hartwell Alderman, program coordinator at the Graham Foundation and director of Alderman Exhibitions, is mesmerized by:

Gomez/Wilson: Windows & Mirrors at New Capital

click to enlarge Gomez/Wilson: Windows & Mirrors
  • Gomez/Wilson: Windows & Mirrors

If you haven't ventured over to the East Garfield Park galleries yet, now is the time. New Capital just opened a new show that is definitely worth the trip. Gomez/Wilson: Windows & Mirrors features the work of Andrew Norman Wilson on the first floor and Sayre Gomez on the second floor of this split-level exhibition space. Wilson's hauntingly mesmerizing projections directly engage the idiosyncratic architecture (one brick corner is especially intriguing), while Gomez has installed well-worn but blacked-out windows on two ends of the whitewashed gallery upstairs. The thickness of the walls provides both installations with a blockage that mutely turns the viewer back to a blank beginning; a blue screen in one instance and a white wall in the other. Devening Projects also has a great exhibition of Dianna Frid's work up through December 3. Finally, look for Danielle Gustafson-Sundell, Songs That Start With I, at Julius Cæsar opening December 11.

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