PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia Art Alliance It isn’t often that an artist’s intent coalesces seamlessly with the viewer’s experience, but this was indeed the case in Diane Pepe’s recent exhibition, “Connections.”
SAN FRANCISCO Intersection for the Arts San Francisco has been synonymous with political activism since the 1960s, and Intersection for the Arts was right there with her. Since its inception in 1965, Intersection has upheld a rich and varied tradition of supporting work that is actively engaged with political and cultural events.
WEST BRETTON, U.K. Yorkshire Sculpture Park Jaume Plensa’s work provides an antidote to a capitalist world driven by economic principles that treat human beings as largely expendable commodities.
Christopher Janney knows few limits in his work beyond the speed of light and our ability to hear sound. He defies the idea of dimension, though in almost every case, his interventions help shape, or at least define, the space they inhabit—not really a contradiction in terms.
Originality has an inside and an outside. Understanding the nature of originality in sculpture requires an understanding of both—of the inside, what it is in the sculptor’s life that created her artistic personality, and the outside, what sets her work apart from that of other artists of similar inclination.
NEW YORK Susan Inglett Gallery The works in Eli Ping’s recent exhibition continue his exploration of the dynamic interplay between painting and sculpture and challenge our perceptual understanding of both.
BASEL Fondation Beyeler At first glance, the works of Constantin Brancusi and Richard Serra have little in common. Serra’s work is an elegantly restrained analysis of how form can define and even dominate a space.
Walking up the grand promenade of the refreshed and expanded, $100 million, 20-acre campus of the Israel Museum is exhilarating, even exalting. Approximately five years in the planning and execution, the museum’s 45th-anniversary building project is the most ambitious cultural development enterprise in Israel’s history.