Art In America

Max Van Pelt

at Rooster,
190 Orchard St.

Van Pelt's first solo at Rooster turns the gallery's tiny main space into a bright, lived-in schematic drawing, with bits of string, wire, wood and steel forming geometric patterns on the walls and zooming across the intervening space in a 3-D evocation of multiple influences: Constructivism, Calder, De Stijl and even Duchamp's Mile of String installation. Downstairs, the recent Dartmouth graduate offers paintings and small twisting, counterpoised wire sculptures exploring similar formalist issues with equal exuberance.

 

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