slow numbers at show room.
I reviewed Slow Numbers, a group show at Show Room gallery in the Lower East Side, for Riot of Perfume.
Slow Numbers, on view through July 22 at Show Room in the Lower East Side, is about abstraction. Not the abstraction of Mondrian or color field painting, which eschews any sort of referent. Instead, five artists—Erica Baum, E.J. Bellocq, Bobbie Oliver, Alyce Santoro, and Jo-ey Tang—work across multiple medias to distort figures, words, sounds, and sites, maintaining these source materials as somewhat recognizable while composing images that intersect in poignant moments of harmony.
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Image: Erica Baum, Corpse, 2009 (Dog Ear), archival pigment print 9 x 9 inches, edition 3/6 + 2 AP