by Abraham Orden
In New York, the fever for building is at a heightened pitch, and seems to be infecting activity in the art world as well. For his first U.S. solo show, for example, Hamburg-based artist Stefan Kern
(b. 1966) has set aside the minimalist-inflected, hyper-fine furniture for which he is known and filled Andrew Kreps Gallery
with gleaming approximations of construction-site detritus.