This week’s gallery picks are sure to inspire deep thoughts and interesting discussions.
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1. Ramiro Gomez’s acrylic on canvas paintings use David Hockney’s iconic 60s Southern California scenes as a jumping off point, interrupting the original compositions with the introduction of Latino domestic workers into the works at Charlie James Gallery
2. This survey of Mira Schendel’s work reveals aspects of her dialogues with a diverse range of philosophers and thinkers, as well as her engagement with universal ideas of faith, self-understanding and existence at Tate
3. Readings on Albert Einstein’s theories of relativity provided a catalyst for this series of drawings by Paul Glabicki at Kim Foster Gallery
4. In Spoil, Jessica Stoller uses clay and the grotesque as a vehicle to explore the constructed, often idealized world of femininity, gathering imagery across cultural lines and histories, often fixating on the subjugation of the female body at P.P.O.W
5. In an age of increased communication through technology, where in some ways we are more connected than ever, Prager’s scenes of disconnected characters within the crowd remind us of the resulting decline of interpersonal contact in our media saturated society at Lehmann Maupin
6. JeongMee Yoon photographs young children in their rooms surrounded by their clothing, toys and accessories. Are their color choices their innate preference, or do they result from pervasive cultural and advertising influences now nearly universally experienced? at Rosier Gallery