I haven't made a New Year's Resolution in many years, because they've always struck me as somewhat desperate. A bit like lines drawn in the sand: bold and dramatic and exciting. That is, until the tide comes in and washes them away.
When walking around NYC, most people don't pay much attention to the city's darker side. But beneath Gotham's glamour lurks a seedy past. A modern-day concrete jungle may conceal the sin and violence of yore you'll see the depravity that exists behind the present-day facade.
Post 9/11, Kessler's interest in surveillance has always been present in his sculptural work as he fabricated these controlled environments using security cameras and reflective surfaces to alter his subjects.
The inaugural exhibition is of Guillermo Kuitca's Le Sacre (1992), comprised of maps painted onto 54 mattresses, and for the first time, the beds are being vertically displayed as originally envisioned by the artist.