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Kevin Beasley

2 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Casey Kaplan
121 West 27th Street
NY 10001 New York

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Video still of Marshawn Lynch interview on ESPN SportsCenter, aired December 21, 2014. Courtesy: the artist

Video still of Marshawn Lynch interview on ESPN SportsCenter, aired December 21, 2014. Courtesy: the artist

In ‘Sport/Utility’, his latest exhibition at Casey Kaplan, Kevin Beasley considers questions of use and value by bringing athletic gear and an SUV into the gallery. It is a truly spectacular set of objects, but only in the most literal way: the implied carnage and sheer scale of the titular work, a stripped and crushed 2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV (all works 2017), inspires a kind of prurient awe. Read the full review here.