Gerald Beaulieu, installation view with Blue Ribbon Bantam, 2011, plastic syringes and mixed media, 137 cm. high; and Field, 2008, wood, aluminum, and tar, 183 cm. high.

Gerald Beaulieu

Oshawa, Ontario

McLaughlin Gallery

There is a god of maize in the British Museum, an artifact that represents an enduring Central American myth from the Popol Vuh in which corn becomes the main ingredient in the creation of the first people. By 1000 AD, corn had become the staple food throughout the Americas, and it arguably remains so today. Gerald Beaulieu’s recent show offered another vision of this food source… see the entire review in the print version of July/August’s Sculpture magazine.