Obviously, I had a really good time on my gallery walk. But I’m leaving out maybe a dozen gallery shows that didn’t appeal. To prove that I don’t like everything, here are two pieces I truly disliked.
But back to what I did like, here are a few more glimpses:
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in the Marais — worth a visit just for its stunning stainless steel circular staircase — offered two pieces that I liked. The two pieces actually have a strange resonance, but obviously this isn’t the only type of art that I enjoy.
Suzanne Tarasieve gallery was devoted to a big show by Recycle Group (two Russian artists), imagining an island at the intersection of the Prime Meridian and the Equator, coordinates 0.0. It’s on through June 1 and you really have to visit to appreciate it, but here’s a detail that I liked.
I’ve often visited Clara Scremini Gallery on rue Quincampoix, but this time I enjoyed quite a good conversation with the charming, Italian-born gallerist. I may actually look her up again since there was so much friendly energy in our meeting. I liked several pieces there by a Japanese artist, Noriyuki: