Southwest Contemporary Art Review on Sam Grabowska’s “Intake” at Denver’s Understudy

Art review on Sam Grabowska’s “Intake,” an AI-generated art installation and psychotherapeutic shelter, at Denver’s Understudy gallery.

Here’s an excerpt from my latest review:

Pondering the word “intake,” the Oxford Dictionary states: “a location or structure through which something is taken.” Considering Grabowska’s academic background in architecture and cultural anthropology, their interest in shelter notably permeates their oeuvre as they take viewers, psychically or physically, into sculptural habitats. Furthermore, conceiving shelters as locations of curative safeguarding, Grabowska focuses on traumatized individuals yearning for salubrious intake beyond or adjacent to an inhospitable and overwhelming milieu.

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