VERN BLOSUM, LATE WORK
May 21st, 2015

Each of the 11 amusing, poster-size pencil drawings in this exhibition presents a neatly rendered object accompanied by block-lettered captions. The text below the image of a fly swatter reads “No Fly Zone.” “Obsolescence” shows a sidewalk mailbox with its open lower compartment revealing an empty interior, an allusion to the triumph of email. “Ideologues” is illustrated by a pile of decomposing logs. Curiously, a gallery news release says these and the show’s other drawings are the first works produced by Vern Blosum since 1964…

KEN JOHNSON in NYT Arts Beat

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