I have sat up nights and watched time pass. Watched the stars begin here and end there as if doing its best to carry a message from me to you. Time is passing, relentless and unyielding. Will the wrinkles in our hands match, when it catches up to all we wish to become?
Greene Naftali Gallery, 526 W26th St., NYC (8th fl)
The exhibition expands the artists ongoing investigation of media, technology, and justice with an exhibition that questions the social or civic relevance of artand especially paintingin the age of information and mass media. Employing wall texts, lasers, large-scale screen prints, and classical oil portraits inspired by 18th Century painter Thomas Gainsborough, Fullerton approaches his exhibitions with an uncanny playfulness. Not limiting himself to one medium or mode of display, Fullerton uses every aspect of exhibition-making in thinking about visual implements of power. By mining the biographies of historical and contemporary figures at the forefront of media, Fullerton likewise highlights the rapid proliferation of data and its dissemination. - thru Feb 8