THE BLACK BOX
by Charlie Finch
Veteran curator and Vanessa Beecroft
collector Simon Cerigo and I were cruising down 11th Avenue, between openings, last Friday night. "Look at all the black boxes," I marveled, gazing at the Chelsea glass box buildings, finally completed last spring, and all the same design (glass and more glass), because that kind of New York building usually doesn't need any city clearances to get made.