Theaster Gates and Kavi Gupta in the New Yorker
May 15, 2012
This year, the Armory Show art fair, which was held in March in two cavernous, steel-rafted halls on the Hudson River piers in the West Fifties, came with an official artist: Theaster Gates. A charismatic thirty-nine-year-old Chicago "urban planner, educator, composer and social catalyst," as he is described in a brochure from his dealer Kavi Gupta, Gates makes elegant assembled sculpture from the detritus of South Side slums...
Read the full article from the May 7 issue of the New Yorker in the Press section.