Sculpture

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 4, May

Art, Cities & Landscape
Amiens, France, and King's Lynn, Norfolk, U.K. Since 2013, Art, Cities & Landscape has facilitated exchange experiences for young artists, architects, and landscape designers. Funded by the European Commission and co-organized by the Maison de la...
Atlanta
Lonnie HolleyCash Rojas ProjectsLonnie Holley, best known for his found-object assemblages, sandstone carvings, and otherworldly music, is a self-taught artist who defies easy categorization. Many of his sculptures are imbued with the narrative common...
Beacon, New York
Carl AndreDia:Beacon"Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010," a full-scale exhibition of sculpture and poetry by the Minimalist artist, occupied the entire central floor of the Reggio Galleries at Dia:Beacon. It was a large show, with enough space...
Boston
Jordan EaglesMills GalleryJordan Eagles has discovered that blood, dried in quantity, turns into rock-like forms and then crumbles into flakes and dust. Distributing this medium with an unerring eye on a large backing, he then seals it into place with...
Charlotte, North Carolina
Aurora RobsonMcColl Center for Art + InnovationAurora Robson grew up in a family on the run. Early in her career, she made paintings that mapped her childhood nightmares, endeavoring to remake them into dreams. Now, she works with a global nightmare...
Clinton, New York
Alyson ShotzWellin Museum of Art, Hamilton CollegeBrooklyn-based artist Alyson Shotz has long been fascinated by space and how objects occupy it. Her work investigates perception and how that perception is shaped through process, materials, and natural...
From the Executive Director
Everyone at the ISC is saddened by the recent death of International Sculpture Center catalyst and founder Elden Tefft. On p. 80 of this issue, we remember the spirit and accomplishments of the man and the artist. True to its mission-first set out more...
Huang Zhen: Building the Image
On my recent travels to Beijing, I have looked for good young sculptors, but I have been mostly disappointed. A visit to the huge sculpture studio at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), acknowledged as China's best art school, convinced me of the...
Indianapolis, Indiana
Julianne SwartzIndianapolis Museum of ArtFor Julianne Swartz, liminality is the common locus across disparate objects and materials. She holds some aspects of her work just outside of perceptibility and invites viewers to become participants, to cross...
Mahwah, New Jersey
Ryan RoaPascal Gallery, Ramapo College of New JerseyRyan Roa's black bungee-cord sculptures recall Minimalist efforts of more than a generation ago. His works are perhaps more accurately described as drawings in space: Roa links one cord to another and...
Michael Jones McKean and the Set of All Things
In 2011, Michael Jones McKean began a series of segmented lowrelief sculptures whose titles suggest an unnerving, impossible, but seductive universality. Each work is designated by a categorical term preceded by "the"-The Republic, The Religion, The...
My Body Is Your Vehicle: A Conversation with Janine Antoni
Is it possible to touch something with sight, to feel something deeply in a total state of awareness? For Janine Antoni, creative process takes on a psychological disposition. She creates objects with an intense admiration of life, in which her body...
New Delhi
Mrinalini MukherjeeNational Gallery of Modern Art"Transfigurations: The Sculpture of Mrinalini Mukherjee," curated by Peter Nagy, was a triumph of the artist's vision. It also served as a memorial retrospective; Mukherjee died, at the age of 65, just...
RATIONAL PASSIONS: Paulina Webb
The Buenos Aires-born sculptor Paulina Webb produces a great variety of work. After graduating from the National School of Fine Arts Prilidiano Pueyrredón and the National College of Fine Arts Ernesto de la Carcova, she completed her studies with a specialization...
Remembering Isc Founder Elden Tefft
Bronze sculptor, teacher, and International Sculpture Center founder Elden Tefft, 95, died at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence, Kansas, on February 17, 2015 from complications of a fall and ongoing heart problems, according to his son Kim Tefft.Tefftwas...
Rome
Park Eun SunMercati di TraianoPark Eun Sun's exhibition at the Mer - cati di Traiano was a double experience, just like the artist's soul (born in South Korea, he succumbed to the seductions of stone and moved to Pietrasanta in the early 1990s). His...
Rotterdam
Alexandra BirckenMuseum Boijmans Van BeuningenAlexandra Bircken's recent exhibition, which was installed in conjunction with the Boijmans Van Beuningen's headline show "Brancusi, Rosso, Man Ray-Framing Sculpture," featured more than 40 sculptural works...
San Diego
Ron NagleSan Diego Museum of ArtCeramic sculptor and musician Ron Nagle is a master of intimate scale. For the past 50 years, he has been making highly refined objects, often no larger than several inches, which are notable for their irreverence, allusive...
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
New YorkMonir Shahroudy FarmanfarmaianThrough June 3, 2015For Farmanfarmaian, "everything is in geometry." Though the native Iranian spent her formative years in New York (1945-57), mixing with Milton Avery, Willem de Kooning, Joan Mitchell, Louise Nevelson,...
Transformational States: Shayne Dark
Since the late 1990s, following experimental works in mediums as diverse as pottery, cement, plastic, cast metal, and glass, Canadian artist Shayne Dark has gained considerable attention for sculptures that he creates using elements found in nature-specifically,...
When Words Fail: A Conversation with Peter Randall-Page
Nature provides a multifarious range of forms, held in suspended animation between the polarities of stasis and transformation. Peter Randall-Page offers a Neoplatonic view of the world through his work, linking these forms in order to explore analogies...
Woodstock, New York
Lowell MillerFletcher GalleryLowell Miller, a longtime student of sculpture, recently exhibited his linearly figurative work in a seemingly far-too-early career retrospective. The show offered Miller's take on storytelling and craft, mapping that take...
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