Rome Appia Antica Rome’s Appian Way (leading to the southeast to the coast)—once called Regina Viarum and today Appia Antica—was built in the 3rd century B.C. following the Roman conquest of the south and the opening towards Greece and the East.
Prague Galerie Rudolfinum The metaphor of the angel forms the central theme of the exhibition “Angel, Angel: Legends of the Present.” Despite the fact that this notion traditionally evokes a connection with an other-worldly and timeless sphere of being, the concept of this exhibition relates to wholly specific and “earthly” experience which modern-day society sees
Queensland, Australia Evandale Sculpture Walk, Gold Coast City Art Gallery After four months on site, New Zealand sculptor Chris Booth has completed a major installation in Australia. Situated on a sandy promontory of land which projects into the broad Nerang River and placed in the midst of a grove of mangroves and mature eucalyptus trees,
New York Lance Fung Gallery When Suzanne Harris died in 1979 she was only 39 years old. At the time she was only known to a small group of friends and supporters, and had only just begun to have shows with galleries both in the United States and abroad.
New York Taipei Gallery Margaret Shiu Tan, Marvin Minto Fang, Frances TJ. Shao, and ChenChou Liou contributed installations to the recent exhibition “Six interpretations of Clay: Handmade in Taiwan.” Tan’s Life is But aGame (so what’s the next move?)
Las Vegas Las Vegas Art Museum Since the opening of its new, multimillion dollar structure, the Las Vegas Art Museum has been presenting contemporary works commensurate with the new surroundings. ln keeping with this new emphasis, Essie Pinsker, whose sculptures have been acquired by 21 museums during her 40-year career as an artist, was chosen
“Crafting ldentity:Commemorative Objects byMary Douglas” Wearley Studio Gallery Royal Oak, MI Mary Douglas is always ready to give us a view of Americans who, through material and intellectual culture, collectively shape our national identity.
Rochester, MI Meadow Brook Art Gallery,Oakland University Joseph Wesners mid-career retrospective exhibition included an impressive sampling of abstract sculpture. The show traces his development from early conceptual work of the 1980s to recent work inspired by his residencies in Beijing and Shanghai, China.
Grand Rapids, MI Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts Children watching old black and white movies might innocently be led to believe that the world before technicolor was toned in shades of gray. Margery Amdur embellishes a similar sort of innocence in her recent installation at the Urban lnstitute for Contemporary Arts by transporting her viewers
Washington, D.C. Gallery K Wendy Ross, a Washington-area sculptor, has often exhibited with other artists who explore organic abstraction, an ongoing interest in this region. Her work in “Elusive Source,” a 1995 group show at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, probed the inner life of crafted objects.