ARLENE SHECHET / Jerry Saltz's Top 10 Art Shows of 2010

9. Arlene Shechet, “The Sound of It” 
Jack Shainman Gallery 
It’s exciting to see artists using materials that, until recently, were ridiculed by the art world for being decorative or crafty. And somehow Shechet turned a variety of gnarly, curling, enigmatic (and oddly sexy!) objects into a convincing language of sculptural form.