Saravanan Parasuraman’s creations have a sense of raw energy, drawing inspiration from nature and ordinary life in the countryside of rural India—particularly Tamil Nadu, where he spent his formative years. Fishing nets, local proverbs and idiomatic expressions, jackfruit, old-fashioned tools, and anthills all find themselves conceptualized in Parasuraman’s work, translated into different materials and shaped
Alwar Balasubramaniam (Bala) is an intuitive artist, despite his training and disciplined approach. His recent body of work, shown in the exhibition “Liquid Lake Mountain,” at the Talwar Gallery in New Delhi, raises the rhetorical distinction between the realms of the abstract and the real while paying homage to the place in Tamil Nadu where
Celebrated for his scandalous Cloaca machines, which scientifically transform the cuisine of renowned chefs into manufactured shit, and tattooed live pigs that aesthetically flaunt drawings of Disney princesses and fashion logos while increasing in size, Belgian Wim Delvoye creates art to fascinate people.
“The original Confederate Flag of Truce was divided and divided and divided again. It got deconstructed, and here we have the effort of reconstructing it, of putting it back into the world, in as many different ways as we can.”
Artista multidisciplinaria argentina, Valentina Chiappetta produce una obra que dialoga directamente con el espacio que la contiene: lo invade, lo cuestiona y se vale de las instalaciones como medio expresivo para materializar el quiebre de ese mismo espacio.
Mags Harries was born in Wales, graduated from the Leicester College of Art and Design, received her MFA at Southern Illinois University, and teaches at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. She is a multimedia artist who uses found objects, drawing, photography, performance, new technology, and 3D printing to fabricate visually
The cross-disciplinary, installation-based projects of Vancouver artist Ruth Beer form intricate woven narratives, blending stories, histories, and information related to the specifics of climate change in Northern Canada. Collaboration and innovative thinking lie at the heart of her approach, which finds its most ambitious expression to date in two multi-part projects sponsored by the Social
Drew recently unveiled City in the Grass, a monumental commission for Madison Square Park in New York City, which remains on view through December 15, 2019. An eponymously titled solo show at his New York gallery, Galerie Lelong & Co., is on view through August 2.
Shinji Turner-Yamamoto’s sculptural and photographic installations resonate with a sense of stillness, presence, and spirituality. Visiting locations with personal meaning—historic and sacred sites from Cincinnati to Jaipur and remote wilderness outposts in Ireland, Switzerland, and the Pacific Northwest—he intuitively chooses his materials.
In The Noguchi Museum garden, Jorge Palacios’s Weightless Movement (2018) hung from a large Japanese katsura tree—integrated with earth, sky, and Noguchi’s stone and clay sculptures. “The title is a joke,” Palacios explained, “because it’s impossible to have gravity without weight.”