Jay Heikes is of one-and-a-half minds: "I want to entertain," he says, whiskey-colored mid-length hair tumbling over one eye as he reaches into a canvas bag he has stashed on the Monte Carlo's floor, "but I don't want to just entertain and make people not think about it." The artist's deliberate ambivalence is sparking results nearly as spectacular as the popular culture that often informs it. With a string of recent group and solo shows in spaces from Portland to Berlin behind him, the former co-director of Minneapolis's Waiting Room gallery would be hot even if he hadn't been tapped by Walker senior curator Phillipe Vergne for the 2006... More >>>