Opus Volcanus, 1994. Leather, wood, metal, rubber, acrylic, 50 x 80.125 in. Photo: Larry Lamay. The challenge in coming to terms with the art of Nancy Grossman is an internal one. To see one of her ferocious life-size heads, bound in black leather, zippered-up, with protruding features and gnarled teeth, all exquisitely carved and crafted,
Alexander Calder in his Roxbury studio, 1941. July 22, 1998, will mark the centenary of Alexander Calder’s birth, and it is time to assess Calder’s legacy to sculpture. A current retrospective at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.,
Robert Therrien, No Title, 1985. Bronze, 90 x 32 in. First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, an avid fan of contemporary art, has quietly introduced 20th-century American sculpture to approximately six million visitors to the White House over the past four years.
Don’t Forget Mururoa, 1997. Slate, sand, rope, lemon extract, and sound, 300 x 300 x 1300 cm. Maria Dompé studied at the Roman Academy of Art under the supervision of renowned sculptors Pericle Fazzini and Emilio Greco.
Robert Stackhouse was trained as a painter during the heyday of Abstract Expressionism. Although his time as an Abstract Expressionist painter lasted only a few years, he has retained that movement’s faith in the emotive and communicative power of the image.
A temporary installation by Suzanne Lacy, Full Circle (from “Culture in Action”), 1993. Boulders and bronze. John McWilliams Chicago’s public art demonstrates the diversity and the difficulties inherent in public art in the 1990s. The tourist version of Chicago has at its core the towering steel untitled female head by Pablo Picasso, a huge abstracted