ArtInfo: Future Perfect Exhibition

New York, NY

* Syd Mead, “Future (Perfect),” at BravinLee Programs, 526 West 26th Street, #211, May 11-June 30, 2012

Classic sci-fi artist Syd Mead presents, in these two-dozen gouache paintings spanning the ’60s to 2010, exhaustively detailed visions of a spectacular, utopian, and super-capitalist future, where the perfect, tan bodies of space-age narcissists are reflected in the likewise blemish-free chromed surfaces of their hyper-vans, mega-yachts, and pleasure-pods, while chemical-toned sunsets, exotic alien jungles, and scenes of intergalactic debauchery glide by silently (because in space, nobody can hear you swoon). — Benjamin Sutton

 

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