Gesine Hackenberg, Kitchen Necklace, French soup plate, nylon thread, at Sienna Gallery, Lenox, Mass., at Bridge Art Fair
One of the things I love about browsing the art fairs is finding the oddball object. Typically they're at the smaller fairs--or in the smaller booths of the larger venues--whose close quarters reward you with nose-to-object intimacy. These are some of the oddballs I liked.
John Salvest's tower of soap at Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York City; at Pulse
Diem Chau's carved Crayolas at Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art, San Francisco; at Red Dot