Elliot J. Reichert is a Chicago-based curator, critic, and editor.


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Gabriela Salazar: Eye of Palm

Gabriela Salazar,  Notional Navigational Handrail , 2016. Ink and conté pencil on paper. Courtesy Efrain Lopez Gallery.

Gabriela Salazar, Notional Navigational Handrail, 2016. Ink and conté pencil on paper. Courtesy Efrain Lopez Gallery.

In Salazar’s installation, the paradox of the visual and the tactile converge. Neither sense can reveal all of its secrets, and there is a suggestion that visuality, so often privileged in art, dulls whatever other faculties we are lucky to have.

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