LLANDUDNO, WALES Mostyn Evans’s neon sculptures at Mostyn are, as he has described it, lit with “pale dispassion.” They do not force themselves on the viewer, but act tenderly in their relationships.
SINGAPORE National Gallery Singapore With more than 70 works from the 19th century to the present, the exhibition challenges prevailing aesthetic norms, serving to redefine sculpture’s “object status,” just as the works themselves redefine structure, form, material, and production.
PARIS Musée d’Art Moderne Molinero’s approach is to melt her appropriated objects, a creative process that, like more traditional methods involving marble or bronze, is intimately linked to an act of destruction, or rejection.
LONDON London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE The Column of Conglomerates is built from lump-like components that cannot be separated—a clear allusion to archaeological finds in which coins, pins, and crumbled fragments are lodged together with larger unidentified masses of fused material.
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS McNay Art Museum Margarita Cabrera’s socially engaged works—often communal projects addressing themes of national identity, hybridity, migration, and sacrifice—draw on the concept of nepantla, a Nahuatl word meaning “the space in the middle.”
WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND Compton Verney Kallat’s highly political work is not didactic but open and suggestive in a manner that leaves visitors asking themselves more questions about what a “Common Ground” might mean for humankind today.
GLASGOW Tramway In “The Rumble of a Tireless Land,” Polish artist Iza Tarasewicz draws on her agricultural heritage to create a series of stark installations that occupy the Tramway’s cavernous space in a curious fashion.
TORONTO Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto In his first major Canadian exhibition, spanning over a decade of work, a lightness infuses this memory, more introspective than retrospective, telling less of where Demand has been than foreshadowing where he is going.
NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS MASS MoCA There’s a certain logic to Hauft becoming a sculptor who works with themes of space and the landscape. Her father was an aerospace engineer, and she credits his engineering abilities for the development of her practical skills.
NEW YORK Marc Straus Gallery The drawings clearly swayed the production of the sculptures, which are pervaded by the same underlying sense of disquiet. Pulsating with subdued energy, each work features two or more figures and has its own presence and implied narrative.