A Show About Humor That’s as Funny (Weird) as It Is Funny (Ha Ha)
Category
Exhibition Review
Date
Sep 20, 2018
Source
The New York Times
Author
Farah Nayeri
Excerpt

The two-part show is staged in the spacious main gallery and in a new multistory building across the street, a former Victorian fire station. Perched on the main gallery’s ceiling beams are a group of stuffed pigeons by Maurizio Cattelan. Other lighthearted displays include Lynn Hershman Leeson’s image of a woman with a clock in place of a torso, “Biological Clock 2,” from 1995, and Matthew Higgs’s “Portrait (Landscape),” from 2006, an all-red canvas bearing the inscription “NO OIL PAINTING” across the middle…