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Ancient Magic and Future Mars on Marijuana

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"Inaugural Exhibition" featuring Nina Bovasso, Krisjanis Kaktins-Gorsline, Sojourner Truth Parsons, Winnie Truong, and Bruce Wilhelm
Mulherin + Pollard, 187 Chrystie Street, New York, May 20-June 11, 2011 Here follows the first contribution by burgeoning art writer Elize Hendler to The Art Stomp; Hendler has worked as a painter and photographer, and now turns her hand to writing. Her style is personal, nearly diaristic, and crackles with bon-mots. I like to encourage everyone to try their hand at writing, as it can reveal some very interesting confrontations between what we think about art, as both an aesthetic force and in its review, as a sequence of linguistic encounters. Her assignment was to cover the recent inaugural exhibition at Mulherin Pollard, a gallery which, following a happy new trend, first opened in Chelsea and then departed to the Lower East Side. Hendler focuses on those aspects of visiting the gallery which most affected her: the sensory reflectio…