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Yu Ji 

Wasted Mud

Installation view of YU JI's Jaded Ribs, 2019–21, rope, fishnet, fabric, breeze block, plaster board, plaster, metal, wax, and cement, dimensions variable, at “Wasted Mud,” Chisenhale Gallery, London, 2021. Photo by Andy Keate. Courtesy the artist and Chisenhale Gallery.

A single property on the row of Victorian terrace houses that leads to Chisenhale Gallery has been painted a stark concrete gray. A deliberate line bisects it from the rich golden brick of its attached neighbor, and the dark paint engulfs the building, windowsills and all. At the end of 2020, criticism…

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