Richard Gachot in New York Times

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Taking Out the Trash to Show It Off
By Aileen Jacobson October 23, 2014

On a recent walk-through of his show, Richard Gachot turned a handle on one of his kinetic sculptures. Five little figures started to operate a cotton gin’s complex machinery. The man in front, Mr. Gachot pointed out, hit his head against a post every time he pulled a bell that rang but did not seem to help the cotton cleaning process.

“First Cotton Gin (Industry #1)” is one of Mr. Gachot’s 31 bright and witty sculptures on view through Nov. 23 at the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington.

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