“Nicol’s art provokes trepidation. It stands on the brink of a potentially hazardous slide into someone else’s solipsism, governed by systems, numbers, and rules all-too temptingly assimilated and calculable. Nicol’s finely-measured objects, minutely inscribed lists, and monotonously transcribed ruminations can lure one into confining mental lairs that are difficult to escape from. Consequently, his art has always performed well in cramped and busy settings, such as art fairs, where the concentric experience seemingly offers secret respite; his work performs less successfully, however, in group exhibitions, where it often yields exactly the sum (or product or dividend) of its parts.” -Ben Portis

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