Christy Gast in The Miami Herald by Tom Austin

April 29th, 2012

Across town, at Gallery Diet, Miami-based artist Christy Gast – a veteran of such group shows as MAM’s The Wilderness and Day Labor – has also mounted a show with visceral edge. Her work often references the landscape of Florida, and in Out of Place – her second solo show at Diet – she used burlap to add a note of strength and power. Gast also incorporates two unusual and seemingly contradictory departure points, Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own and Daniel Buren’s The Function of the Studio, which examines the notion of artists working outside their studios.

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