Wendy Ross received her master’s from the Rhode Island School of Design and is currently based in the Washington, DC metro area. One of her day jobs on her way to being a full-time sculptor was a position with the National Park Service, conceiving a master plan for a regional art park, an experience that
A self-described inventor/historian, Julian LaVerdiere explores the rich and protean territory where history, science, and commerce commingle with art. The son of sculptor Bruno LaVerdiere, he studied with Hans Haacke at Cooper Union (BFA in sculpture) and later with Ronald Jones at Yale (MFA in sculpture).
On July 15, with the theme of Friendship, Peace, and Spring, 80 sculptors from 52 countries began their work at the 2001 Changchun, China Sculpture Symposium. This year marked the fifth and final symposium for Changchun, a northern industrial city of seven million people.
In her article “In Miami, a Hot Spot of Art, the Temperature’s Rising” (The New York Times, Arts Section, September 16), Amei Wallach concludes that “for this 15 minutes, at least, Miami is where the art is.”
Since the 1970s British sculptor David Nash has created sculptures and art installations the world over. He is perhaps best known for his sculptures that involve living elements, such as trees whose growth has been redirected.
In 1981 an extraordinary partnership was formed between the University of California, San Diego, and the Stuart Foundation, an organization founded by James Stuart DeSilva and dedicated to funding experimental and challenging public sculpture projects.The result has been one of the nation’s most distinctive collections of outdoor sculpture.
Marina Abramovic was born in Belgrade and studied at the Academies of Fine Arts in Belgrade and Zagreb. In 1975 she moved to Amsterdam, where she lives and works today. Her first solo works involved tests of endurance, and her work in performance and video further developed into a well-known collaboration with her partner Ulay.