Andrew Rogers has an impressive string of achievements to his name, any one of which could secure a listing in the annals of art history and in the Guinness Book of Records. Over a period of 11 years, he has created artworks on a vast scale around the world: 40 works in all, in 12
Richard Rezac casts and constructs small sculptures in nickel-plated bronze, steel, aluminum, hydrostone (gypsum cement), painted wood, and other materials. Because drawing is central to his creative process, he often shows two- and three-dimensional works together.
Translated by Elizabeth Volk German sculptor Lutz Fritsch concentrates on art’s basic elements—line, color, surface, and space. The apparent Minimalist simplicity of his painted steel sculptures is deceptive, however; installed outdoors in a variety of urban or natural environments, they unfold into highly complex creations.
Helen Escobedo recently placed 20 painted steel mesh cylinders at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, locating them in a remote pasture far from the galleries and off the main path through the grounds. Each form in Summer Fields consists of a horizontal double cylinder; the outer mesh cylinder is painted red, the inner one yellow.
Going through the sculptures and drawings in Christine Bourdette’s recent mid-career retrospective at The Art Gym on the Marylhurst University campus was like parsing a compendium of artifacts relating to human experience. Almost every one of the 50 sculptures attested to some aspect of the human body, or its presence.
Rachel Perry Welty creates meticulously arranged, often language-based sculpture. you may already be a winner, the titular relief of her recent solo show at New York’s Yancey Richardson Gallery, crafts a single sheet of aluminum foil into a continuous line of cursive script.
Born in Buffalo, New York, George Smith studied in New York and San Francisco. During the 25 years that he has lived in Houston, his style has evolved dramatically, from stylization to self-contained invention, from love of tradition in African architecture and sculpture to a daringly abstract and synthetic discourse that encompasses geometric shape, color,
In recent years, Myron Helfgott has developed a series of room-sized sculptural installations whose visual elements are, in a sense, held together by sound. Carefully orchestrated to draw viewers psychologically into the space, his audio tracks draw the work out and slow down the viewing process by enticing viewers to linger and listen.
Emiliano Perino was born in New York in 1973; his parents returned the family to Italy when he was nine years old. Luca Vele was born in Rotondi, a small southern Italian village about 52 kilometers inland from Naples, in 1975.
One could say that the history of humankind has unfolded between earth and sky, because sitting, standing, lying down—moving or static—the human body takes up space; it informs and activates any environment, physically as well as socially and spiritually.