reviews ‘Perfect Lovers’

Chip Schwartz on Tyler McPhee’s Solo-Show

He too finds the ocean a great inspiration

In the review of McPhee’s show, Schwartz praises his arrangements. Of the title piece, Schwartz says:

…longing and heartfelt notions of love and loss are explored by way of the mirror image of a lighthouse. Reflecting in such a way that the long beam of light from one structure feeds directly into that of the other, the two are locked in an eternal warning signal aimed at one another. Neither lighthouse is a seafaring vessel, so it seems simultaneously ludicrous and lovely that the two towers would eventually sync up in such a way. Neither one needs the light from the other, but as the print stands, they will never shine anywhere else. If these lighthouses somehow had a choice, personified as they are, they may not even bother to turn and signal elsewhere, dooming countless sailors in favor of this seamless serendipity.

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