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REVIEWS

LOS ANGELES

Shulamit Nazarian

Reuven Israel

As Above, so Below

REUVEN ISRAEL, Red Neck, 2016, Copper-coated steel rod and painted MDF, 204.5 x 167 x 120 cm.

Copyright the artist. Courtesy Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles. 

Consisting of simple, graphic shapes, the minimal sculptures of Israel-born, Brooklyn-based artist Reuven Israel accommodate rich references and layered associations. In an exhibition titled “As Above, So Below,” Israel’s latest works, shown at Shulamit Nazarian gallery, resemble totem poles, each comprised of a geometric base that anchors a skyward-pointing rod. The title also references the mystical belief…

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