Gently Used

Mary Boone Gallery
January-February 2015

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 "Every aesthetic experience, McNamara seems to insist, is just one more in an ever-expanding network of signs and selfies." -The New Yorker

"Every aesthetic experience, McNamara seems to insist, is just one more in an ever-expanding network of signs and selfies." -The New Yorker

  “Gently Used,” the exhibition’s name, coyly downplays what’s going on, pitching the gallery as a performance-art consignment shop; the transformations here might be better represented by a title like “Re-Animator” or “Death Becomes Her.” -Brian Droitcour, Art in America

“Gently Used,” the exhibition’s name, coyly downplays what’s going on, pitching the gallery as a performance-art consignment shop; the transformations here might be better represented by a title like “Re-Animator” or “Death Becomes Her.” -Brian Droitcour, Art in America

  "Every seven minutes the exhibition’s spotlight hits   MEƎM   with a black light, soaking the work and its immediate surroundings in an ultraviolet glow. For McNamara, even the white-walled gallery is a platform for shifting, immersive effect." -Alex Fialho, artforum.com

"Every seven minutes the exhibition’s spotlight hits MEƎM with a black light, soaking the work and its immediate surroundings in an ultraviolet glow. For McNamara, even the white-walled gallery is a platform for shifting, immersive effect." -Alex Fialho, artforum.com

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