“Historical Markers”

West Rutland, Vermont The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center Industry and art make for fascinating bedfellows. “Historical Markers,” part of SculptFest 2013, was installed at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, a model repurposing of a post-industrial facility as an art park and working sculpture studio.

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Erwin Redl

Pittsburgh Wood Street Galleries The wide-ranging exhibitions at Wood Street Galleries are consistently inventive in their focus on n ew media art. Curator Murray Horne presents stimulating digital, virtual, video, and interactive art, as well as installations.

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Reinhard Mucha

New York Luhring Augustine Gallery Allow me to spread my cards on the table. I consider Reinhard Mucha to be among our most impressive contemporary sculptors. I first encountered one of his works about 30 years ago, and that experience has stayed with me ever since—despite seeing truckloads of contemporary art and the fact that

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Sarah Sze

Philadelphia The Fabric Workshop and Museum In Lines: A Brief History, anthropologist Tim Ingold observes, “What is a thing, or indeed a person, if not a tying together of the lines—the paths of growth and movement—of all the many constituents gathered there?”

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Peter Buggenhout

New York Gladstone Gallery Peter Buggenhout’s recent show, “Caterpillar Logic II,” acknowledged the process that transforms a homely creature into a delicate, beautiful butterfly. An equally striking, if not conventionally beautiful transition occurs in these works—two very large sculptures that, in their complexity, weight, and size, border on installation.

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Florida Sarasota Season of Sculpture 2014

Sarasota Season VII Every two years, the Sarasota Season of Sculpture, headed by Susan McLeod, installs sculptures on Bay­front Drive between the attractive waterfront walkway and the busy Tamiami Trail. This year, curators Fayanne Hayes and Andrew Maass selected 18 sculptures by eight artists; one sculptor had as many as six pieces included, others were

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“Other Primary Structures”

New York The Jewish Museum In 1966, Kynaston McShine presented “Primary Structures: Younger Ameri­can and British Sculptors” at the Jewish Museum. The show introduced barely known artists, including Donald Judd, Carl Andre, and Sol LeWitt, who worked in a pared-down visual language soon dubbed Mini­m­­al­ism.

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