Pablo Bronstein built oversize, rough replicas of 18th-century obelisks, cupboards and other things, and then painted them maroon, badly. When you first enter the gallery at REDCAT, these objects are offputtingly garish, with their formality and flourishes. This changes, though, when a dancer – either Jos McKain or Rebecca Bruno, who take turns performing from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday – starts taking apart and rearranging the pieces of furniture, turning them into abstract set pieces before beginning to dance. The garishness doesn't go away, but now it's like wandering into an exaggerated version of the past and being given a carefully choreographed tour. 631 W. Second St., dwntwn.; through March 15. (213) 237-2800, redcat.org.
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