Blind Cut

Two young curators contemplate deception through a range of works that question reality

In magic, a blind cut refers to when the illusionist appears to shuffle a deck of cards, but in reality, hasn’t actually shuffled them at all. This sleight-of-hand trick is also the befitting title of the forthcoming exhibition at NYC’s Marlborough Chelsea gallery, a group show curated by Jonah Freeman and Vera Neykov. Tapping revered Belgian artist Marcel Broodthaers as its thematic anchor, “Blind Cut” …