NEW YORK—Just inside the Armory Show entrance, two fascinating sculptures were on view at the Galleria Continua booth. Embellished with a knitted poncho and sunglasses and a tangle of pencils, the glass figures by Pascale Marthine Tayou, were both fragile and quirky. The works by Cameroon-born Tayou, were among several on exhibit at show in which artists employed glass to create unique objects.
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“Untitled (23 bottles),” 2003 (paint on 23 bottles, wood, wire) by Barry McGee at Roberts & Tilton of Culver City, Calif.
Read a recent Forbes magazine article about Barry McGee that asks if he is a graffiti art sellout. It notes, “he’s struggled to reconcile mainstream appeal with his stated aim ‘to carry on pissing people off.’ It’s been a losing battle. His furiously overturned trucks are now crowd-pleasers.”