Adrián Villar Rojas, The Theater Of Disappearance

Adrián Villar Rojas lays out a banquet of surreal sculptures, each cobbled together together out of replicas of objects from The Met’s vast, encyclopedic collection. Made up of dozens of such items, these figurative ensembles contains such odd juxtapositions as the lid of a Medieval Knight’s tomb paired with a Northwest Indian Tribal mask, and a Polynesian totem plunked next a 19th-century sculpture of a Native American woman. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave (212-535-7710, Through Oct 29.

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