Right now, Misha Kahn is: “Preparing for my opening at Johnson Trading Gallery! For the show, I created these mirrors using a process of slip-casting resin inside of inflatable forms, and then ladling hot glass over tinfoil. The mirrors offer an obscured view of yourself, framed in bright, bloated plastic, and they’re about our relationship with the American strip mall. It’s simultaneously this very homogenous big-box experience with pockets of cheap real estate for authentic immigrant influences. This is the setting where most Americans go to try and satiate their material fantasies. The way a New Yorker would view this place is as a savage wasteland for tasteless bottom-feeders — perhaps an ironic view since this is in most of our roots.”
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Right now, Misha Kahn is:
“Preparing for my opening at Johnson Trading Gallery! For the show, I created these mirrors using a process of slip-casting resin inside of inflatable forms, and then ladling hot glass over tinfoil. The mirrors offer an obscured view of yourself, framed in bright, bloated plastic, and they’re about our relationship with the American strip mall. It’s simultaneously this very homogenous big-box experience with pockets of cheap real estate for authentic immigrant influences. This is the setting where most Americans go to try and satiate their material fantasies. The way a New Yorker would view this place is as a savage wasteland for tasteless bottom-feeders — perhaps an ironic view since this is in most of our roots.”