Alesha Fiandaca and Sophie Touzé Wargnies

San Francisco

Quotidian Gallery

Alesha Fiandaca, Nine Stories, 1999. Clay, 20x20x8in.

A recent exhibition of work by two strikingly original emerging artists, Alesha Fiandaca and Sophie Touze Wargnies, was a little like strolling through an essay by Georges Bataille. Using the body and its parts as a starting point, the two artists engaged in a lush investigation of sex, sensuality, scatology, and the hidden interior landscapes beneath the skin… See the print version of Sculpture Magazine for the full review.

Sophie Touze Wargnies, Babushka, 1999. Mixed media, lacquer, and feathers, 15.75 x 10.5 in. diameter.