La obra de Sandra Marinescu combina la mirada de una artista visual con los conocimientos propios y únicos de una médica oftalmóloga. En su obra está siempre presente una lectura que invita al espectador a repensar los modos en que vemos, a cuestionar certezas sobre cómo percibimos las cosas, al otro y a nosotros mismos.
Imprisoning the protean malleability of the snake within rigid concrete and cast polystyrene forms, these tightly composed works enact the contortions and constraints necessary to social interaction while revealing their limitations.
“Craig Hall really loves art and artists, and he cares about getting to know them,” says Patricia Meadows, who has worked with Craig and his wife, Kathryn, for 25 years. The recipient of the ISC’s 2020 Patron Award, which was established in 1993 to recognize individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the advancement of contemporary sculpture, Hall is an entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, vintner, and philanthropist.
Luanne Martineau, who works in Montreal and teaches in the Painting and Drawing Department of Concordia University, uses felt, paper, and other textile-based processes to make objects and reliefs that combine a painterly sense of image and color with an often startling materiality.
Kim Levin’s ELSEWHERE: The Tainted Garden and Other Essays on Art, Life, and the Anthropocene consists of 35 essays written between 1991 and 2017 and never published in the U.S. Ambitious in scope, this volume provides constructive commentary and clarification for our era of rapid change in both art and life.
NEW YORK Gallery 456 “Eternal Mother,” a recent show of painting, sculpture, and performance by Korean-born, New York-based multimedia artist Hayoon Jay Lee, demonstrated a remarkable merger of Asian content and Western contemporary art methodologies.
Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos plucks banal items from reality and repeats them on an unprecedented scale to form the bones of something utterly different. She sees our belongings—everything from pots and pans to wheel rims, fabrics, and tampons—as personal, ready-made building blocks for publicly attuned art.
A fellow at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT for 25 years, professor in the Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM) at MassArt, and co-founder of the Studio for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University, Lowry Burgess traveled the world making and investing objects into the earth.
Hew Locke is a self-confessed “maximalist.” His sculptures, installations, drawings, and photographs overflow with miscellanea, their materials ranging from plastic toys and beads to brass etchings and golden filigree. This physical profusion mirrors an abundance of thematic references—voodoo, slavery, migration, colonialism, globalization, media voyeurism, and corporate greed, to name a few.
NEW YORK Magenta Plains Visitors to this demanding show by Norwegian-born, New York-based sculptor Tiril Hasselknippe first encountered Braut (2020), a group of five roughly textured, handmade concrete columns, descending in height from roughly seven to just over four feet.