Donna Hapac, Switchback, 2010. Wood, reed, waxed linen, lead, wood stain, and oil point, 16 x 34 x 9.5 in.

Donna Hapac


The Architrouve

Donna Hapac’s sculptures evoke an off-kilter, latticed garden where the organic environment is propped up, hitched together, and suspended to sway gently in the air. In this trellised world held together with waxed linen thread tied into thousands and thousands of square knots, meticulously snipped ends yield fine, bristly pelts that halo surfacés, The wire-and-reed structures sag, their slumping shapes eliciting the relentless…see the full review in June’s magazine.