She covers making and breaking the statue on screen, the made-over woman as comedy, the statue as screen goddess, the horror and humor of Pygmalion's robots, a simulacrum among simulacra, hi and lo tech
gals of the computer screen, and more myth making at the movies.
It is rather inventing compositions that work." Close's tightly controlled early portraits of art-world folk make for an obvious, though ultimately unsatisfying, comparison to Jim Torok's portraits of art-world folk in his "hi tech lo tech" exhibition.
Pocket-size and paired with his goofy "lo tech animations," his portraits are insouciant, gregarious; they function best in a crowd.
This effect was balanced, though, by the "lo tech" side of the exhibition.