Editor’s Picks: 11 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week

Artnet | May 2018

By Sarah Cascone

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Heidi Lau
The Blue Peacock, 2018
Glazed ceramics, gold luster
20h x 18w x 2.50d in 20 x 18 x 2.50 in.

Pairing the work of Rachel Frank and Heidi Lau, this two-person show of sculpture and video features figures who could be perceived as sentinels, standing guard over their domains, such as a massive ceramic serpent by Lau. Frank, who grew up near the important paleontology site of Big Bone Lick, Kentucky, has created patterns for a yurt-like structure that could serve as protection in the event of some future disaster, while her video Vessels stars a person in a wooly mammoth suit.