Sculpture

Articles from Vol. 35, No. 1, January/February

Aarhus, Denmark
"Sculpture by the Sea"Next year, "Sculpture by the Sea" in Australia will celebrate its 20th anniversary. The brainchild of David Handley, "Sculpture by the Sea" was conceived as a free exhibition, arranged along a spectacular stretch of coastline at...
Beacon, New York
Robert IrwinDia:BeaconRobert Irwin's "site-conditioned" installation Excursus: Homage to the Square3 is a navigable optical illusion of 18 interconnected rooms divided by floor-to-ceiling semitransparent scrims. Originally commissioned by Dia Center...
Buenos Aires
Rita SimoniZafarranchoI have been following the work of the Argentine artist Rita Simoni for many years, and I must confess that it still surprises me. Her work offers a clear example of a skill that can't be ignored by contemporary artists- the ability...
Chicago
Matt SiberDePaul Art MuseumAdvertisements tell people what to think, what to buy, and how to act. But not Matt Siber's "Idol Structures." The Chicago-based artist's photographs and large-scale sculptures encouraged viewers to consider the structures...
Dispatch
DISPATCHKara Walker at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Domino Sugar Factory, and Sikkema Jenkins & Co.Kara Walker operates in the liminal-that in-between space of overlap and displacement at the border and on the margins-intent on undermining...
Edinburg, Texas
Susan FitzsimmonsDorothy Charles Clark Gallery"Sentinels and Guardians," an exhibition of bronze sculptures by Susan Fitzsimmons at the Clark Gallery of the University of Texas in Edinburg (where Fitzsimmons is a professor and chair of the art department),...
From the Executive Director
As we embark upon a new year, I am excited to write to you about all the great things that the ISC is working on for 2016. At our recent Board meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, the Board spent time talking with members and worked on a strategic plan that...
Futurefarmers
Consortium InstabileAbruzzo, ItalyPrimarily known for wine and olive oil, the Abruzzo is also a center of small-scale grain production. In June 2014, San Francisco-based artist collective Futurefarmers set out to create a consortium with these farmers,...
Green Art Schools
College applicants, and their parents, use a variety of criteria when picking a school-cost, location, the strengths of certain academic departments, the nature of the student body. Prospective applicants might also want to consider how a college or...
Hunting for Stone
A Conversation with Lee UfanA fascinating book published in 2014 by the Fondazione Mudima in Milan documents Lee Ufan's wanderings through the environs of Lombardy in search of stones-boulders, in fact-to be used as components in his "Relatum" series,...
Isc PEOPLE, PLACES, AND EVENTS
2015 OUTSTANDING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT IN CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AWARDS OPENING AT GROUNDS FOR SCULPTUREOctober 23, 2015 marked the 21st annual Student Awards opening reception and award presentation at Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey. Johannah...
Mori Art Museum
TokyoTakashi MurakamiThrough March 6, 2016Like Warhol and Koons, Murakami has made his life symbiotic with pop culture while disguising a genuine critical edge. Establishing a reciprocal ("flattened") relationship between high art and mass culture, he...
New Orleans Airlift
The Music Box Roving Village: City ParkNew OrleansSince its founding in 2010, New Orleans Airlift has been bringing people together through "The Music Box," an ongoing series of "musical architecture" installations. The project started with Dithyrambalina,...
New York
Samara GoldenMoMA PS1A display of silver Escher-inspired stairs leading nowhere, some absurdly upside down, some supporting tensely poised silver wheelchairs (wheels both down and up), burst like a hallucination upon visitors to PS1. Without exception,...
New York
Tegppei KaneujiJane Lombard GalleryEntering the world of Tokyo-based sculptor Teppei Kaneuji is like walking into a funky workshop gone awry. Quirky combinations of tools, surreal arrangements of household objects on barbecue grills, towers of Claes...
New York
Choong Sup LimKorea SocietyChoong Sup Lim is a highly accomplished Korean-born artist who has lived and worked in New York since 1973. His work offers a marked contrast to the notion of materialism so rampantly displayed in the so-called art fairs that...
New York
James SienaPace GalleryJames Siena's extensive show of large and small, intricate sculptures in wood and metal seemed very much like an essay in structure. In an interview with Julia Schwartz for Figure/Ground, Siena acknowledged the influence of open-wire...
New York
Christopher WoolLuhring AugustineChristopher Wool's 2013 show at the Guggenheim Museum didn't seem terribly convincing. It is likely that many viewers found the paintings uninspired and stylistically repetitive. But his sculptures, which mostly consist...
Not Hidden, Not Evident
A Conversation with Mirta KupfermincThe daughter of immigrants-Auschwitz survivors- Mirta Kupferminc was born in Argentina. Because the family had lost every material belonging that might help their children to re-create their past before the war, Kupferminc...
Seattle
Leo Saul BerkFrye Art MuseumLeo Saul Berk's recent exhibition "Structure and Ornament" featured a series of sculptural installations commissioned by the Frye Art Museum and Frye Foundation. In an unusually apt interface between an artist and the museum's...
Surrendering to the Common Life
A Conversation with Cristina RodriguesIn situ, Cristina Rodrigues's works read like fanciful relics. Lavishing baroque details over ordinary objects, she masterfully mixes virtuosity with the commonplace. Adventures into the sublime, her installations...
Thinking Space
A Conversation with Bernard WilliamsBernard Williams investigates the complexities of American history and culture through painting, sculpture, and installation. Within these broad arenas, his work seeks a kind of open-ended dialogue, addressing identity,...
Upside Down
A Conversation with Alex SansonUpside down" is one way to describe Alex Sanson's thought-provoking approach to art. In fact, he offers a fascinating case study for artists seeking a financially sustainable business model and a wider customer base. His...
Where the Work Leads
Geoff BartlettWidely regarded as one of Australia's foremost sculptors, Geoff Bartlett has no constant, identifiable style. And yet, regardless of the fact that he also uses a wide range of diverse media, the viewer has little difficulty in recognizing...
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