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Commodity Fetishism in Sculpture

I also go to galleries to find objects and fixtures whose likenesses or prototypes I've owned or dreamed of owning. Here is a sampling of choses that helped me interrogate my retrograde thirst for possession: Ricky Swallow's twirling spray-painted turntable at Andrea Rosen; Tom Friedman's construction-paper movie projector, at Feature; E.V. Day's installation of a Stephen Sprouse evening gown (Transporter) suspended glittering from the ceiling (as if around a maypole) at Henry Urbach Architecture; and Pipilotti Rist's febrile, messy rooms at Luhring Augustine, complete with liquor bottles on which films were projected and, in the bathroom, a closed-circuit video camera staring up from the toilet bowl.