LOS ANGELES Nicodim Gallery All fantasy, all good theater, requires some suspension of disbelief, a surrender to the moment. Total acceptance of what lies before us is what gives works of art their undeniable power. Isabelle Albuquerque’s work induces that suspension of disbelief, conjuring meaning from metaphor, innuendo, and metamorphosis.
Profesora de Educación Especial con orientación a la enseñanza de niños y adolescentes con disminución auditiva, Licenciada en Artes Visuales con especialización en escultura y profesora universitaria, la artista plástica Paula Zaccaria establece, desde sus comienzos, un vínculo fundamental con los sentidos, llevándolos directamente al plano de la composición como protagonista, especialmente el olfato.
“You get out what you put in” could be a textbook definition of mold casting. I did learn how to make a proper mold from Patrick Strzelec in the 1990s, but this working-class American adage also sums up his integrity and transparency—as a maker, an educator, and a thinker.
Antony Gormley and Martin Gayford, Shaping the World: Sculpture from Prehistory to Now (Thames & Hudson, $60) The full title of this weighty book might lead readers to expect something like a conventional history lesson, a chronological approach to sculpture’s development across time and civilizations.
BRUSSELS Fondation CAB Though the matter-of-fact tone of the title correlates with Minimalism’s cool presence, this survey thwarted such stolid frankness by presenting content as unanticipated as it was exemplary.
Dutch artist Jennifer Tee works across sculpture, installation, performance, photography, and collage. Her experiments with space, form, materials, and imagery (particularly her development of floor pieces and her fascination with curving lines and their associations) all focus on evoking “the soul in limbo.”
The International Sculpture Center, publisher of Sculpture magazine, is excited to present an interview with María Carolina Baulo and Ignacio Unrrein, the cover artist for Sculpture’s November/December 2020 issue.
Kiyomi Iwata, who was born in Kobe, Japan, is a textile artist whose work explores the relationship between geographies—East and West, North and South— through cultural signifiers, text, and materiality.
CHICAGO The Art Institute of Chicago Richard Hunt’s career trajectory reads like a modern-day version of a Baroque-era prodigy’s story. In 1957, while he was a student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), the Museum of Modern Art purchased one of his works. Soon after, his sculptures were on display at the Whitney, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago.