two gorgeous paintings on mulberry paper by Yun-Fei Ji at Post Gallery; stunning Afghan rugs from the Soviet invasion featuring motifs of tanks, AK-47s, landmines and helicopters at DiRT Gallery; Polly Apfelbaum’s dizzying floor installation of dyed velvet at Karyn Lovegrove; John Coplans’ very naked fingers at ACE; a delightfully ambitious show of Chinese antiquities and contemporary Western art at ACME, featuring a dreamy Uta Barth photo above a lacquered wine table; and the mesmerizing photos-as-objects of Masao Yamamato at Craig Krull Gallery. Get to it.

- Tucker Nichols [Monday, May 13th, 2002]


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