Laura Dalton has had a love affair with paper for decades. A meticulous, obsessive, and patient artist, she constantly seeks new ways to rework her material, which ranges from maps, sheet music, photographs, and book pages to traditional bark paper and ordinary white sheets.
NEW YORK Sikkema Jenkins & Co. Without passing judgment on the restless images that have proliferated around us, Shirreff examines and mobilizes what she calls the “space of not-knowing”—the missing information inherent in any photograph.
NEW YORK Hesse Flatow D’Alvia’s abstract sculptures, while giving the impression of being completely contemporary, fuse popular culture and a formalism that originated generations ago, when high culture often entered public awareness through a rebellious appreciation of form.
DETROIT Spaysky Fine Art Gallery Mail art and monumental sculpture typically inhabit very different positions within the universe of art, power, and politics. In The Head (Yakub Kolas For Detroit), Paris-based, Belarusian artist Nastassia Kotava delivers a provocative mash-up of the two forms.
NEW YORK The FLAG Art Foundation While Rider offers an antidote of sorts to our collective trauma—we could all use a little magic—the title acquires an extra dash of poignancy in its homage to the conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader and his final project of the same name: the solo crossing of the Atlantic in a tiny pocket vessel, from which he never returned.
Born and raised in London, Florence Peake is a sculptor, performance artist, and dancer whose work has been shaped by music, film, and poetry, as well as a keen interest in esoteric and shamanic practices.
NEW YORK Andrew Edlin Gallery “Shacks and Legends, 1985–2011,” a recent mini-retrospective that also included works on paper and photographs, made a strong case for entering Buchanan (1940–2015) into the contemporary canon.
Helaine Blumenfeld, an American sculptor who moved to the U.K. in the 1960s, has spent most of her decades-long career avoiding the media spotlight. More interested in pursuing a personal vision than in chasing success, she has focused on creating sculptures that explore her subconscious and the human spirit.