“I thought it would be good for the world and for me to give up all this material excess, but I just couldn’t do it. I love the physicality of the world. I can’t keep my hands still.”
Saravanan Parasuraman’s creations have a sense of raw energy, drawing inspiration from nature and ordinary life in the countryside of rural India—particularly Tamil Nadu, where he spent his formative years. Fishing nets, local proverbs and idiomatic expressions, jackfruit, old-fashioned tools, and anthills all find themselves conceptualized in Parasuraman’s work, translated into different materials and shaped
Artist Lawrence Weiner talks with Glenn Fuhrman, Founder of The FLAG Art Foundation, about his art, the kindness of strangers, changing the world through culture, and more. In conjunction with the exhibition “ON BOARD THE SHIPS AT SEA ARE WE: Robert Therrien, Lawrence Weiner, Rachel Whitehead” and the launch of FLAG’s 10th Anniversary Book, The
Alwar Balasubramaniam (Bala) is an intuitive artist, despite his training and disciplined approach. His recent body of work, shown in the exhibition “Liquid Lake Mountain,” at the Talwar Gallery in New Delhi, raises the rhetorical distinction between the realms of the abstract and the real while paying homage to the place in Tamil Nadu where
Celebrated for his scandalous Cloaca machines, which scientifically transform the cuisine of renowned chefs into manufactured shit, and tattooed live pigs that aesthetically flaunt drawings of Disney princesses and fashion logos while increasing in size, Belgian Wim Delvoye creates art to fascinate people.
“The original Confederate Flag of Truce was divided and divided and divided again. It got deconstructed, and here we have the effort of reconstructing it, of putting it back into the world, in as many different ways as we can.”
Artista multidisciplinaria argentina, Valentina Chiappetta produce una obra que dialoga directamente con el espacio que la contiene: lo invade, lo cuestiona y se vale de las instalaciones como medio expresivo para materializar el quiebre de ese mismo espacio.
Mags Harries was born in Wales, graduated from the Leicester College of Art and Design, received her MFA at Southern Illinois University, and teaches at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. She is a multimedia artist who uses found objects, drawing, photography, performance, new technology, and 3D printing to fabricate visually
NEW YORK Gavin Brown’s enterprise “I consider myself a silent poet, a blind painter, and a deaf musician,” Jannis Kounellis once said. Such knotty contradictions were a through-line in the Arte Povera pioneer’s work, as a recent show of 20 sculptural assemblages, dating from 1969 through 2016, recently made clear.