Browsing All Posts published on »May, 2014«

Exhibition Review: “It Ain’t What You Make It’s What Makes You Do It” at Valentine Gallery

May 7, 2014


Dennis Oppenheim’s Theme for a Major Hit, from which this compelling group show at Valentine Gallery in Ridgewood takes its cue, is a two foot tall self-portrait marionette, dressed in a silver suit over black turtleneck, and made to tap dance on a circular podium by a motor that tethers it from overhead. The clattering […]