4 Art Shows From 2014 That I Can’t Forget

Jordan Wolfson, David Zwirner Gallery
Fetishistic, Bronzino levels of weird realism and a fear of going against the group mind and being branded “sexist” (again) for feeling turned on by Jordan Wolfson’s creepy/beguiling, pole-dancing, animatronic Female Figure transformed my inner critic into a staring mongoose unable to share his reactions. Female Figure is sure to seem out of date and cheesy as soon as the next technological iteration comes along; this figure looks at us in a mirror, her eyes following us wherever we walk, gyrating, music blaring, intermittently uttering inanities or profundities, like, “My mother is dead, my father is dead, I’m gay, I would like to be a poet, this is my house” — Wolfson somehow crept in and turned the inside of my head into his house. Being sexist, sleazy, and brash and having more money than God to realize one’s artistic dream isn’t anything special, but the

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