On one wall, a plush hand fires a jellybean-colored cascade of space rays toward the heavens. In the center of the gallery, a slowly dripping fountain, confected from a kiddie pool and natural sponges, fills the air with the soothing murmur of a slow-mo waterfall. The startled mugs of a cow and tortoise gawk bemusedly at passersby. And a giant orange beach ball swallows a room in the opposite corner.
This Wednesday at 11 a.m., catch Friedman's legerdemain before his baffling enchantment of an exhibition closes. It's one of those rare treats that will leave a smile lingering on your gob long afterward.
Wed., March 3, 11 a.m., 2010