Bedpan, 2012. Glazed ceramic, 14 x 11.5 x 3.5 in.

Double-Takes: A Conversation with Alisa Baremboym

Alisa Baremboym’s eclectic and hermetic work is receiving a great deal of attention, judging by the number of exhibitions in which her objects have been featured and by the critical literature they have generated. Her sculpture juxtaposes materials and processes, opacity and transparency, lightness and weight, abstraction and figuration, the past and the future, the illusion of perfection versus the reality of its opposite. There are also elements of social engagement and playfulness. Baremboym’s work is not easily pinned down, a characteristic that seems particularly à propos of our current social and cultural condition. …see the entire article in the print version of January/February’s Sculpture magazine.