Ruben Ochoa’s many talents include excavating and revealing hidden truths. His recent installation at Locust Projects was a fitting “last show” for a soon-to-be-demolished building. In conjunction with this exhibition, Ochoa also created the ironically and literally titled A Bit of Detritus for the James Cohan Gallery at Art Basel Miami. Ten slabs of aggregate with a terrazzo edge and Venetian finish were threaded onto a central metal rod to form a 5,000-pound column. The construction evoked a major “foundation” of Western civilization—Rome’s discovery of pozzolana, a volcanic ash that became the key ingredient in concrete. The slabs also suggested crumbling, present-day economies. Cores and Cutouts at Locust explored the space above and below the floor. …see the entire review in the print version of November’s Sculpture magazine.