Shooting the Lobster, Martos Prepares Independent Project Space

The announcement for Chris Martin's exhibition. (Courtesy Shoot the Lobster)

As far as gallery names go, it’s hard to think of any as wonderfully bizarre as the one debuting in Chelsea tonight: Shoot the Lobster.

“It’s from a Clash song,” curator Mary Grace Wright, who’s heading the project, explained. (Sure enough, the band’s 1981 single “Magnificent Seven” contains these lines: “Italian mobster shoots a lobster / Seafood restaurant gets out of hand.”) Read More