James Gilbert, Installation view of “Warnings & Instructions,” 2009-10.

James Gilbert


Dallas Contemporary

“Warnings & Instructions,” James Gilbert’s mammoth show at the newly relocated Dallas Contemporary, addressed airport safety fanaticism and the loss of individual privacy. The nose, butt, and fuselage of a disarticulated pink airplane sprawled across the cavernous space, together with three pink and orange rafts (two rigged with sails and one with a small slide). The broken wings were propped along two walls, and at the far end of the gallery, pink life…see the full review in March’s magazine.