Review

Material World: ‘The Spirit Level’ at Gladstone and Donald Moffett at Boesky

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Sarah Lucas, Oboddaddy 1, 2010, in "Spirit Level"

“The Spirit Level,” curated by Ugo Rondinone into every last corner of Gladstone Gallery’s two large spaces in Chelsea, unfolds like a Rosicrucian initiation ceremony, beginning with genuine awe framed in circus colors and simulated horror; moving on through celestial allusions, sex magic, decorative symbols and heavy-handed numerology; and ending in a series of archetypal busts with their crown-chakras open and ready for divine wisdom to pour in. Read More