2276 E. 16th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Category: Art Galleries
Region: East L.A.
In "Made in Space," curated by Laura Owens and Peter Harkawik at Night Gallery, Jedediah Caesar's bricks of resin run along the floor near where the wall meets it. Mungo Thompson's two mirrors, which have Time magazine's logo at the top and its classic red border along the edges, hang opposite each. This means, if you stand staring into one mirror, you'll look like you're on the cover of Time, but you'll also see the reflection of you being on the cover of Time in the other mirror. In a tapestry by Michael Decker, animals cut from T-shirts wear sunglasses. Davida Nemeroff's dreamily blurred photo of a horse's ass hangs on an angled wall, right behind Liz Larner's standing, human-sized sculpture, made of blue and silver tubes so frenetic they look like limbs of a tumbleweed. But if I'd been able to ignore who made what and just experience the show as a shifting landscape of well-made, somewhat surreal objects, I would have. 2276 E. 16th St.; through April 15. (650) 384-5448, nightgallery.ca.
Tuesdays-Saturdays. Starts: March 19. Continues through April 15, 2013