The LAB Gallery
Anne Ferrer’s Billowing Beauty (2011) first appeared in May at The LAB Gallery in Midtown Manhattan; in October, it filled the front window of Rupert Ravens Contemporary in Newark. The touring installation consists of five inflatable, synthetic fabric sculptures that initially appear as flat circles striped with two-tone combinations of white, pink, orange, yellow, and red. With the help of small room fans operated by a timer, these colorful two-dimensional works come to life, bursting forth inside the gallery and against the windows, filling all available space and leaving viewers with no choice but to look on from the outside. …see the entire review in the print version of October’s Sculpture magazine.