Heather L. Johnson’s work is up for a few more days at Kesting/Ray, one of the more exciting galleries in New York.


The image shown is SPIN.  The whole show is embroidery on linen “…part-objects with a decidedly anthropomorphic cast…Here Johnson depicts the consecutive stages of action in a Wankel engine. Removed from their original frames of reference, however, the objects’ meaning multiplies: mechanical, celestial, and physiological systems are all evoked…”