Richard Prince, "The Storyteller’s Cart (and the Cart of the Necessities) with Bicycle" (detail), 2008-12
Richard Prince, "The Storyteller’s Cart (and the Cart ofthe Necessities) with Bicycle" (detail), 2008-12,mixed media, including a bicycle; The Storyteller’sProps Cart, 38" x 60" x 32" The Cart of the Necessities, 22" x 29" x 25"
See ten sculptures that will intrigue gallery audiences. Some people may feel Prince’s work looks like real-life versions of devices seen on The Jetsons or like experimental scientific equipment transplanted directly from a lab in a movie from the fifties.
The pieces range from tall and spindly contraptions on wheels to complex set-ups involving multiple objects which appear to project, measure or perform some other esoteric function. Whatever your initial impressions are, once you dive below the surface, Vancouver-based Richard Prince will keep you thinking even after you leave the exhibition.