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Mary Boone Gallery

745 5th Avenue

E.V. Day is best known for her explosive sculptures hung in suspended animation, the effect created using monofilament fishing line. For “Semi-Feral” she harnesses a violent brawl in midair between the striking silhouettes of two female saber-toothed tigers. Often employing humor in her work, this single, large-scale piece is part gender commentary, part physics experiment, a floating sideshow act performing without a net. Another branch of the jointly presented show opens October 18 at the James Salomon Gallery. Through October 25