Sculpture

Articles from Vol. 35, No. 5, 2016

A Conversation with Adrián Villar Rojas: Kneading the World from Scratch
Robert Preece: For Rinascimento (2015), at the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, you combined rocks transported from Turkey with various found objects, including a one-euro coin, a dead bird, a spade, and a stale loaf of bread. How did you...
Arlene Shechet: Body-to-Body Experience
Arlene Shechet seems to be having a moment. "All At Once," a 20-year survey of her work at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, received critical acclaim last year. "Slip" (2013), a solo show at Sikkema Jenkins in New York, also caused a stir....
BEVERLY HILLS: Matt Hope
BEVERLY HILLSMatt HopeACE GalleryMatt Hope's recent solo exhibition was a complex conceptual show that welded together art and science.With formal art degrees from England and California, Hope combines artistry with a knowledge of metal fabrication,...
Dream Machines: A Conversation with Theo Jansen
In 1990, Dutch artist Theo Jansen began creating Strandbeests, or "beach animals," an interactive and dynamic, wind-driven life form that roams on the beach. Skeletal in structure and mechanical in nature, these large-scale kinetic sculptures bridge...
From the Executive Director
This month's feature articles explore the work of two artists from Argentina-Adrián Villar Rojas, known for his intuitive and frequently massive installations, and Milagro Torreblanca, whose work frequently exploits language and history. Also included...
HELSINKI: Raul Keller
HELSINKIRaul KellerSIC GalleriaRaul Keller's artistic trajectory cuts through the realms of sound art, video, photography, live performance, and installation. For his gallery and museum exhibitions, he often brings in elements from several of these spheres...
International Sculpture Center Lifetime Achievement Award Gala Honoring Kiki Smith and Bernar Venet
The International Sculpture Center presented Kiki Smith and Bernar Venet with the 25th Annual Lifetime Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award on February 29, 2016 at Three Sixty° in New York City. The evening began with a VIP Art Sale, where guests...
LOS ANGELES: John Outterbridge
LOS ANGELESJohn OutterbridgeArt + PracticeThe most salient aspect of John Outterbridge's recent retrospective was its powerful originality. A prominent and influential Los Angeles artist and activist, Outterbridge creates works that embody erased, obscured,...
NAPA, CALIFORNIA: Robert Kinmont
NAPA, CALIFORNIARobert Kinmontdi RosaRobert Kinmont's recent one-person show, "Trying to Understand Where I Grew Up," was a mini-retrospective with works from his early years in the 1970s through pieces created as recently last year. Kinmont, one of...
NEW YORK: Soo Hong Lee
NEW YORKSoo Hong LeeArt MoraKorean sculptor Soo Hong Lee, who teaches at Hong-Ik University in Seoul, makes work out of wood- seemingly simple pieces that we in America would relate to Minimal - ism, but which take on the ritual simplicity of spiritual...
NEW YORK: "The Xerox Book"
NEW YORK"The Xerox Book"Paula Cooper GalleryConceptual art, which came into being during the mid-1960s in the cold-water flats and raw-space warehouses that spread through Lower Manhattan, was anything but an elitist movement. Instead, it was a phenomenon...
NEW YORK: Vibha Galhotra
New YorkVibha GalhotraJack Shainman Gallery"A river runs through it" could be the subtitle for Vibha Galhotra's recent exhibition inspired by the Yamuna River, a legendary tributary of the sacred Ganges, which is also one of the world's most polluted...
PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY: Doug and Mike Starn
PRINCETON, NEW JERSEYDoug and Mike StarnPrinceton University Art MuseumStanding nearly 18 feet tall and weighing eight tons, Doug and Mike Starn's luminous outdoor installation (Any) Body Oddly Propped continues their preoccupation with dendritic growth...
SEATTLE: Joan Tanner
SEATTLEJoan TannerSuyama SpaceHuddled in impromptu groups, excluding passage in some directions and open to being traversed in others, Joan Tanner's recent multipart installation seemed to lumber, stride, and even careen through space. Continuing her...
Strange Relationships: A Conversation with Richard Wentworth
Ina Cole: You spend much time wandering the city, observing how objects migrate to the most unlikely locations. This way of seeing, which is reflected in your sculptures and in your photographs, is explored in a new Koenig publication, Making Do and...
Studio Museum Harlem
Studio Museum HarlemNew YorkRodney McMillianThrough June 26, 2016Deeply attuned to the social systems that shape individual lives, McMillian challenges these forces directly: going large in scale through small actions, altering post-consumer objects...
The Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden: A Haven for Sculpture, Body, and Soul
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park recently opened its new $22 million, eight-acre Japanese Garden. Designed by landscape architect Hoichi Kurisu, the Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden is the culmination of a flurry of festivities occasioned...
Words Hurt: A Conversation with Milagro Torreblanca
Milagro Torreblanca was born in Chile but has lived in Argentina since she was little. With expertise in scenography, murals, and restoration, she creates works that challenge the viewer's critical point of view, causing discomfort and catching the attention...
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