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Schipper-Wrecked

by Trong Gia Nguyen
At Pierogi's new Boiler space in Williamsburg, the dungeony cube is reminiscent of a makeshift, industrial garage one might see in a superhero's secret lair at the movies.  The mad mechanic comes to life with Jonathan Schipper's latest exhibition with the gallery, titled Irreversibility. In the Boiler cave, we see two contraptions by the artist. First is The Slow Inevitable Death of American Muscle, a head-on collision of two cars  in slow motion that takes place over the course of exhibition.  Fancy engineering and a special track automatically drive the cars together, pushing them millimeter by millimeter towa... [more]
Posted by Trong Gia Nguyen on 5/17/09