A SHORT HISTORY OF MASTURBATION
by Charlie Finch
While pondering Sterling Ruby's video installation "The Masturbators" at Foxy Productions in Chelsea, which features several projections of naked male porn stars mechanically masturbating in bare rooms, I had one of those "Eureka!" moments that rarely come to aging white male art critics. The veil dropped from my eyes and suddenly, for the very first time, I could solve all the mysteries of art history.