Why Louise Bourgeois’ and Robert Gober’s Feminist and Queer Uncanny …

Louise Bourgeoise: Suspensions is on view at Cheim Read Gallery in New York through January 10, 2015. The Heart Is Not A Metaphor, a survey of work by Robert Gober at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, runs through June 18, 2015. For further information link here to the Cheim Read Gallery and MoMA websites.

Two concurrent exhibitions in New York at the end of 2014 prove that the Surrealist legacy still informs some of the most vital and psychologically compelling art of the late 20th century. And as it still informs, albeit critically and via numerous ironic realignments, a good deal of contemporary art today. The Heart Is Not A Metaphor, a survey of work by Robert Gober at MoMA, and Suspensions, the small but enthralling show, at Cheim Read Gallery,

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