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2008-3

A Breathalyzer of Fresh Air

by Andy Ritchie
      Another elegant product of 20th century office architecture. I couldn’t fight the sarcasm after tripping over stairs just a step inside the buzzing security door. This unlikely art domicile boasts old wood paneling, humming fluorescents overhead, metallic crucifixes and, as anywhere else, Obama stickers. I half-expected to leave with a bail bond. But it’s exactly this shantytown-like intersect of interests that gives Maniac Gallery an unstable, guerrilla context. This fringe lawlessness bleeds into the current show’s title, D.U.I. Purists might note that it’s Drawing Under the Influen... [more]
Posted by Andy Ritchie on 1/12/09