Su trabajo se despliega en instalaciones, objetos o conjuntos escultóricos, muchas veces jugando con la dinámica del espacio que los contiene para generar la idea de que esos espacios son habitables en la realidad.
NAPLES Thomas Dane Gallery Hierarchical distinctions between craft and fine art have been steadily dissolving, and this most pliable and versatile of natural materials has become integrated into the broad variety of possibilities available to artists.
WASHINGTON, DC Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden The body is paramount, manifesting as conduit and vessel, which makes the sculptural works highly effective agents of identification and empathy.
HAMILTON, OHIO Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum Price’s abstract sculptures revel in their setting. Rather than treating the environment as a handsome backdrop against which they might strut their stuff, they go out of their way to make you pay attention to every detail in your visual field.
SINGAPORE STPI Mulberry tree bark pounded out onto canvas, marble vessels re-imagined as fungi and bacteria, forest leaves sculpted from paper pulp—Han Sai Por’s works are populated by a menagerie that suggests we could look at nature as if it were art.
LONDON Parafin “Oceanic,” Tania Kovats’s recent exhibition of major sculptural installations and works on paper, continued her fascination with the natural environment as a vehicle to generate heightened emotional states.
Detroit-based Juan Martinez, who describes himself as a “kinetic metal sculptor,” was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and grew up in New Orleans. He was educated through a traditional Mexican trade school and an informal apprenticeship model in which he offered to assist people whose work he enjoyed.
Baseera Khan’s multimedia practice engages with intertwined social, political, and economic histories and their effects on the diasporic body, often through acts of deconstruction and collage.
SINGAPORE Institute of Contemporary Arts, LASALLE College of the Arts Drawing on the opulent art of the Middle Ages, the Romania-born, Singapore-based artist focused on storytelling, composition, and richness of effect, her aesthetic preference for visual abundance most evident in her use of ornamentation.
HOUSTON Moody Center for the Arts The ceramic medium completes a conceptual circle that begins with the fragility of the environment. The brittleness of the fired clay is contradicted by the force of Ruais’s work, its monumental scale and weight.