Amen To All That Theanyspacewhatever

It’s not even a participatory artwork, just a single parenthetical, but Brian Sholis hits the nail on the head in his review of Nancy Spector’s theanyspacewhatever “relational aesthetics” show at the Guggenheim:

(To be clear, I myself am sympathetic to the art’s ends, skeptical of many of the means employed by the artists, largely disappointed by the art’s effects and suspicious of the ongoing credibility afforded several of them despite this gap between rhetoric and accomplishment.)

Since I couldn’t get a reservation in the hotel room, my favorite part of the show was Pierre Huyghe’s iron-on transfer book, which I plan to use to make a baby blanket.
‘theanyspacewhatever’, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, ended 7 January []