Where Do We Go From Here? Selections from La Colección Jumex is the kind of wonderful group show that the Zaha Hadid-designed Contemporary Arts Center was built to exhibit. It helps tremendously, of course, that the downtown museum’s director/chief curator, Raphaela Platow, knows the strengths of her building so well and can supervise this exhibit’s installation.
For the show, up through Jan.
With its black, ramp-like stairwells contrasting white gallery walls, and gallery areas that seem to turn and contort as if a built-environment nature trail, the CAC communicates a sense of precariousness. And excitement. It’s disorienting, yes, but it makes you feel like a thinking adult negotiating through it.
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