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Goings On About Town: Art
by Vince Aletti
Joshua Citarella
The New Yorker
10/3/2013
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There are only five pieces in this young New York photographer’s solo début, but he’s not holding back when it comes to showmanship. An image of a naked woman, daubed with silvery nitroglycerin and gunpowder, bits of which appear to have adhered to the computer-generated layer of glass that frames it, is a digital tour de force. Citarella’s other pictures aren’t quite as tricky, but, with the exception of a still-life of driftwood and painted rocks, they’re rarely what they seem. A lipstick-red metal cabinet on a concrete floor began life as a toolbox and morphed into something at once commonplace and alien. Through Oct. 19.

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