The idea that pattern recognition is not solely an aspect of visual interpretation but also of experiential sorting—and that these two are operated by the same mechanism in 40Hz—pushes Kantor’s theme onto a much larger stage than simple illusory fun.
The apartment gallery is to the critic as the firefly is to the concerned biologist. Both a signs of a healthy ecosystem. Many of us lament the passing of an Austin original that will light up 49th street no more.
Swank: saturated style, confidence, nostalgia, sex, gloss, perfection to the point of sleaze. The works reach out to you and say, “Why don't you relax and sit on the leather sofa while I mix you a drink?”