David Zwirner is home to some of my favorite art installations such as Yayoi Kusama’s Give Me Love. With two locations just a block from each other, it’s easy to find interesting pieces in this gallery.
Currently 0n exhibition is Doug Wheeler’s Encasements. Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon’s Forgetting the Hand just closed, but I snagged some pictures the final day of its opening showing to the public.
Giant plastic trees painted in realistic colors fill an entire room with canvases of similar shapes lining the walls.
Wheeler uses frosted glass and lights to display beautiful full-length squares in an all-white room. To enter, you need to cover your shoes to keep the ground as pristine as possible. We waited in a line for about 15-30 minutes, but we overheard weekdays often don’t have queues.
His pieces remind you of Drake’s Hotline Bling music video a bit with it’s simplistic setting and eerie appeal.
And yes, I spotted a few individuals breaking out in classic Hotline Bling dance moves.
Hoodie: Anti Social Social Club.
Leggings: Kendall & Kylie.
Sneakers: Melody Ehsani x Reebok.