Marianne Weil, The Dig, 2010. Cast bronze, 12 elements, 26 x 36 x .5 in.

Marianne Weil

New York

Kouros Gallery

There’s a palpable human presence in Marianne Weil’s bronze sculptures. The incisions, hatchings, and symbols scratched into her early totem-like figures reflect 10 years spent exploring and researching archaeological sites, from Neolithic cairns in Brittany to Bronze Age settlements in Spain. In her recent exhibition, “Ad Fundum: New Bronze Work,” she takes a giant leap through the millennia—a shift in time, accompanied by a shift in perspective. In 2008, Weil visited an ancient Roman sanctuary in Panóias, northern Portugal.…see the entire review in the print version of November’s Sculpture magazine.