When I asked Iranian artist Nicky Nodjoumi what his favorite current shows in New York City were, he directed me to Anselm Kiefer’s show at Gagosian on W21st.
And when Nicky Nodjoumi tells you to go see a show, you go see it.
So go see it, I did.
It was blazing hot walking to West 21st street. My feet beat past innumerable Chelsea galleries as the sun reflected from the sheer glass surfaces of the buildings around me, and I regretted having hot coffee on my subway ride into the city as the sweat beaded on my forehead and warm liquid sloshed around my stomach (lol TMI?). The entrance to the gallery was on my right and would have appeared quite innocuously if it weren’t for the voice of Apple Maps telling me that I had arrived at my destination – The space looked like a massive garage or…
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