The Easel

‘Kinesthesia’ exhibit in Palm Springs spotlights kinetic art in breathtaking new dimensions

Kinetic art – art that moves – may boast Duchamp and Calder but has since been tainted by lesser talents. Is it just a “clever gimmick?” No, it’s the real deal, this writer concludes. “Seemingly out of left field. Kosice worked on his wild “Hydrospatial City” installation for 26 years, starting in 1946. Twenty suspended architectural constructions in clear acrylic are like topsy-turvy space stations hovering in fluid darkness.”