New York Times Review,
By Benjamin Genocchio
April 10th, 2005
...the Silvermine Guild Arts Center in New Canaan and the plucky Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts in Long Branch, N.J. are collaborating on "Characters," on view at both sites...
"Characters," organized by Helianthe Bourdeaux-Maurin, an independent curator, explores the role of storytelling in comtemporary art....
...Then there are the video artists, like Shannon Plumb and Julian Stark, who not only use their lives for inspiration, but also perform in their works. To some extent, the sculptor Nina Levy also does this. A merry prankster, Ms. Levy is showing life-size versions of her naked torso at each site. At Silvermine, the work is "Spectator," representing the viewer, I guess. busy puzzling out the rest of the exhibition."