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Drain’s first New York City solo exhibition in a decade, Utopia Muscle, is named after author Junot Diaz’s call to locate optimism through new activism and empowerment, by strengthening our “utopia muscles” in the face of fear and anger towards our current chaotic national condition. While this is Drain’s most overtly political exhibition title to date, it peacefully dovetails with his ongoing …

Drain’s first New York City solo exhibition in a decade, Utopia Muscle, is named after author Junot Diaz’s call to locate optimism through new activism and empowerment, by strengthening our “utopia muscles” in the face of fear and anger towards our current chaotic national condition. While this is Drain’s most overtly political exhibition title to date, it peacefully dovetails with his ongoing interest in how individualized and labor-intensive efforts—particularly in performance, painting, collage, and sculpture— can shape collective identity in a finished artwork. First recognized as a …

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291 Grand Street
Fl 4
New York, NY, US
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 10am–6pm