Energy Erupting (LAST CHANCE)

Charles Hecht’s Creation series is on display at YES! Gallery through the weekend, curated by Lesley Doukhowetzky. The artist uses discarded material like I-Bars, mesh, and other found objects to create sculptures imbued with movement, heated and forced out of the rigidity of their material identity. He uses molten glass molded in China and finished in his studio in Beijing for the fluid, colorful slug-shapes. Like waves of a Japanese lithograph at odds with a trash-riddled sea shore, Hecht’s work is both aesthetically beautiful and tense.

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About Lynn Maliszewski, Contributor-at-Large

Lynn Maliszewski is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She curated and composed work for ArtWrit, BOMB Magazine, HAHA Magazine, Hyperallergic, LatinLover, Modern Painters, No.3, Whitehot Magazine, and Whitewall. She is currently the Contributor-at-Large for ON-VERGE, an arts journalism blog sponsored by CUE Art Foundation, until 2013. She hosts her own blog, Contemporaneous Extension, as a compendium of aesthetic interests, archived exhibitions and artists, and uncensored inferences. She has contributed editorially to the College Art Association, the Bushwick Film Festival, Like the Spice Gallery, and the Museum of Modern Art.
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