Michel Gerard

New York

Alexandre de Folin Gallery

The French sculptor Michel Gerard moved to New York in 1989, and his new body of work addresses, in poetic fashion, the ties between memory and his experience in America. Gerard, whose sculptures are well known in Europe, is particularly gifted in finding the lyrical possibilities of materials; at the same time, each of his pieces possesses formal and thematic independence in regard to his other works. Stylistic and intellectual autonomy of this sort makes Gerard, who turns 60 this year, an artist of unusually youthful inventiveness… See the print version of Sculpture Magazine for the full review.