PITTSBURGH Mattress Factory Two sparse rooms contain various hybrid objects, including uniquely constructed dustpans, shopping bags, shredded books, brooms, mops, and buckets. These are the fundamental forms for Rosenberg’s fictional character Annette, an artist with a day job, who can only spend eight hours a week in her studio because of work obligations.
Karen and Robert Duncan, Chairman Emeritus at his family-owned business Duncan Aviation, are longtime collectors and supporters of art, particularly contemporary art. Their sculpture collection, which includes works by Georgia O’Keeffe, Carl Andre, Jim Dine, Richard Long, Sophie Ryder, Antony Gormley, and Annabeth Rosen, among many others, fills the house and grounds of their 40-acre estate in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Artista visual, escultora, ceramista, dibujante y pintora, Mónica Canzio aborda su producción experimentando, especialmente en la escultura, con las diferentes tensiones de los materiales sin descuidar la impronta gestual y la poesía en la obra.
The notion of thing-ness is central to Nina Nowak’s interdisciplinary practice, yet, for her, a thing is never just one thing. In her works, which are often composed as symphonies of objects and situations, the social and historical meanings of things—carpets, wood, dust—converge with their physical realities and properties.
BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON Western Gallery, Western Washington University Born in Nepal to a family of reformist intellectuals, politicians, and poets, Jyoti Duwadi turned to art full-time after receiving his doctorate in political science from Claremont Graduate University in California in 1979.
The Caddo Confederacy was formerly located in a vast area centered around the great bend of the Red River, which is the modern-day boundary between Texas and Oklahoma. Within the Tribe, the Caddo women traditionally held great prominence, managing agricultural elements of the villages, including crop production, and producing the beautiful and popular Caddo pottery vessels, as well as many other important duties.
CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA, AND LOS ANGELES Pitzer College Art Galleries and Night Gallery One of the most interesting aspects of Julia Haft-Candell’s multifaceted work is how she conceptualizes its function in the world.
BERLIN Neue Nationalgalerie Much like the late John Ashbery, whose poems late in his career became increasingly bold in their experimentation (the polar opposite of the stereotype so many harbor of the elderly, who are supposed to become more conservative and closed off to the world year by year), Genzken only grows wilder and more fearless as she ages.
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery, Ent Center for the Arts No longer tied to a practical function of erosion control and landscape stabilization, Russo’s wattles become dynamic, occasionally leaving the ground as they flow through a hallway, spill over from a tall ledge, and nudge their way into the gallery itself.
ARCATA, CALIFORNIA Goudi’ni Native American Arts Gallery Benson’s approach to found timbers that have been preshaped by natural forces is consonant with the way that trails get inscribed, step by step, into the land. Address to materials is guided by a perception of latent form.