There are plenty of ways to define Gilad’s work — conceptual minimalism, postmodern reduction — but no matter what you call it, there’s clearly a streak of Dada in it. For Wright, Gilad created a series of three valets called Butlers No. 1, 2, and 3. The other two are more abstract and coat rack–like, but for the third, Gilad took the idea of a servant waiting to take your jacket to the extreme. “I’m very intrigued by investigating the absurd,” Gilad says.
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There are plenty of ways to define Gilad’s work — conceptual minimalism, postmodern reduction — but no matter what you call it, there’s clearly a streak of Dada in it. For Wright, Gilad created a series of three valets called Butlers No. 1, 2, and 3. The other two are more abstract and coat rack–like, but for the third, Gilad took the idea of a servant waiting to take your jacket to the extreme. “I’m very intrigued by investigating the absurd,” Gilad says.