Gustavo Godoy

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Godoy at Honor Fraser   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Gustavo Godoy at Honor Fraser January 16th, 2010 - February 20th, 2010
Posted 2/1/10
  The imagination finds a cozy harbor in Gustavo Godoy’s installation at Honor Fraser, entitled Fast Formal Object, Big White. In a way, “object” might not be the best word for Godoy’s piece. Like so much L.A. sculpture, the work is less intent on keeping its object status and more inclined to dissolve such a distinction. The dowels, scrap wood, particle board, and foam materials simply expand through the gallery, past objecthood into an environment to be inhabited, past an environment... [more]
Forget it Jake, it's Chinatown: My Day at Happy Lion and Black Dragon Society  
Gustavo Godoy at Happy Lion March 10th, 2007 - April 14th, 2007
Posted 3/19/07
Come for the red bean cakes, stay for the art.             That sums up my day in Chinatown, where very serious galleries are tucked behind retro storefronts, sheltered by rows and rows of red lanterns and ensconced between antiques and dry goods. Chung King Road was completely empty when I arrived, giving me the feeling that I was in some weird dreamscape or at least a bizarre movie set. I blame my hallucinogenic muscle relaxants.             Anyway, Gustavo Godoy’s explosion of wood,... [more]