Academicismo Remasterizado: Una Conversación con Marcela González

La artista plástica Marcela González trabaja las esculturas ejerciendo sobre ellas una mirada académica atravesada por los ecos contemporáneos. Sus conocimientos de las formas, técnicas y materiales hace que, si bien la Antigüedad, el Renacimiento, el Barroco sean una fuente de consulta y referencia permanente, la artista ponga especial atención en el diálogo con las estéticas actuales.

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A Conversation with Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby, “Zygotes and Confessions,” 2020. Video: Courtesy MOSTYN Sculpture magazine: What was the impetus for the new series?Nick Hornby: My practice over the last decade has been a very slow and systematic inquiry into authorship—the critique of authorship, methods of eliminating the personal subjective, and questions of digital reproduction.

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Tmima

GLEN COVE, NEW YORK Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County In “The Holocaust Through the Eyes of a Survivor’s Daughter” (on view through June 1, 2021), Tmima presents 30 emotionally shattering, mixed-media sculptures in which small, distorted figures populate ruined, apocalyptic landscapes.

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Zsolt Asztalos

BUDAPEST Kiscelli Múzeum Asztalos’s video works have a compelling static quality—the light is fixed, a gaze is captured—and there is an eternal stillness, each person in a state of recollection. Asztalos captures the moment through an ineffable sensitivity to light; one feels the transition of time, of twilight or early morning, without an actual change happening in a conclusive reality.

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Thaddeus Mosley

NEW YORK Karma Still making work at the age of 94, self-taught sculptor Thaddeus Mosley serves as an outstanding example of why Black Lives Matter. Although well known in the Pittsburgh area, where he has been exhibiting since 1959, his work has only recently gained a broader audience, due in part to his inclusion in the 2018 Carnegie International.

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Davina Semo: Call and Response

Davina Semo is folded over her laptop, head in her hands, elbows on the table. She makes eye contact with the camera, with me, and we both laugh. There’s really nothing else we can do. We both have the lights on—she in her studio in San Francisco, me in my home a few miles away.

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Tishan Hsu

LONG ISLAND CITY, NEW YORK SculptureCenter Hsu’s work is not a theater of science fiction but an interpretation of the present imbued with thoughts about the future. It is also a realization of his efforts to come to terms with a new biological and technical paradigm.

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