In 1977, Elyn Zimmerman made her first trip to India. Inspired by her experience of historical and sacred sites there, she began to consider how to create similarly meaningful contemporary public spaces back in the U.S.
While hundreds of museums and galleries across the country and around the world are currently closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a number of sculpture parks, gardens, and arboretums remain open to visitors, offering valuable spaces to connect with art and the outdoors.
“Allan McCollum: Works Since 1969” is American conceptual artist Allan McCollum’s first museum retrospective in the U.S. The exhibition, curated by ICA Miami Artistic Director Alex Gartenfeld and Associate Curator Stephanie Seidel, spans McCollum’s artistic output over the past 50 years and brings together more than 20 series across a range of media.
Boulder, Colorado-based Martha Russo pushes the boundaries of ceramics, using abstract forms freighted with references to biology, anatomy, and the purely fantastical. Three years ago, her retrospective “Coalescere,” at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, summed up 25 years of art-making.
HELSINKI Galerie Anhava Estarriola’s dynamic grab bag of sights, sounds, and situations communicated on visual, intellectual, emotional, and physical levels, demonstrating her ability to manifest the idiosyncratic and ambiguous hunches and impressions that inform our reality in concrete terms.
Paulina Webb hace honor al ejercicio del trabajo constante. Su obra se gesta allí mismo, en ese espacio entre el concepto, el no saber y la práctica. Con la mirada centrada en la investigación sobre la desmaterialización y liviandad de las masas, su trabajo apela a la luz y el color combinados con una vasta cantidad de materiales y soportes formales en pro de su búsqueda.
SOMERSET, U.K. Hauser & Wirth In “A Wonderful Anarchy,” Bharti Kher presented new works produced during a three-month residency with Hauser & Wirth Somerset in 2017. An array of found objects expressed her interest in the dual concepts of the mythological and scientific, the secular and ritualistic, and the physical and psychological.
Millicent Young uses poor materials—horsehair, in particular—to create lyrical abstractions that resemble ancient artifacts or inspired attempts at joining the timeless elements of nature to a contemporary point of view. Educated at Wesleyan University and the University of Virginia, with an MFA from James Madison University, she has always followed her own path.
French conceptual artist Laurent Grasso recaptures something of the exciting uncertainty that characterizes scientific theories at the nexus of knowledge and belief. Inspired by the history of brilliant and beleaguered attempts to apply science to social well-being, he has been particularly influenced by Buckminster Fuller and the German physicist Winfried Otto Schumann.
Celebrated for his striking sculptural portraits of art world figures and exquisite remakes of art historical masterpieces, Barry X Ball dynamically connects the past to the present in his sophisticated and sensitive work. Employing computer technology and immeasurable hours of handwork, he carves precious stones into extremely expressive works of allegorical art.