Nancy Rubins at the Gagosian Gallery, Britannia Street

The sheer physicality of Nancy Rubins’s sculpture is initially overpowering. Her work comes out of the American tradition of heavy metal sculpture such as the crushed cars of John Chamberlaine.She started scavenging thrift stores when she left college in the early 70s and making assemblages of discarded electrical appliances and such like. In 1981 her…