Lorrie Fredette, a leading installation artist and sculptor working in the Hudson Valley, is down with disease—or, at least, its representation. Her recent site-specific installation Implementation of Adaptation consists of a structured, mosquito egg-like raft of wax-made pandemics, abstracted, microbial, moist, and poised for dissemination.
The usual downside of minimal art is that, after the initial impact, there’s very little to hold one’s visual attention. Michio Ihara confounds that flaw. Though his work appears simple and disciplined—and minimal—even his static pieces offer a great deal to engage the eye and the intellect.
River of Fundament: Khu, 2014. Production still Matthew Barney is a prolific sculptor. Known for his Cremaster Cycle and “Drawing Restraint” series, he has been taking materials and processes into unknown territories for more than 25 years.