Critic’s Pick: Gilad Ratman at Aspect Ratio Gallery / Artforum.com

Gilad Ratman

ASPECT RATIO
119 N Peoria #3D
September 21–October 26

In Israeli artist Gilad Ratman’s five-minute, single-channel video The Days of the Family of the Bell, 2012, ten shaking bodies morph into a variety of temporary organic formations. Through this work, Ratman suggests our human dependence on one another regardless of the pain incurred from moments of heavy leaning and lifting. This sparsely curated exhibition comprises the single video and two production stills excerpted from it.

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