Los Angeles Los Angeles County Museum of Art James Turrell’s ongoing exploration of light as art is grounded in the phenomenological even as it touches on the philosophical. Immanence comes quickly to mind because the consistency or quiddity of his work is keyed to the viewer’s act of perceiving and because light also alludes to
New York Clocktower Gallery When I arrived in New York in late 1975, straight from an MFA program in sculpture, I recall seeing Jene Highstein’s forms and not knowing exactly what to make of them. They played a prominent role in various exhibitions at the alternative spaces where sculpture was being shown at the time,
Los Angeles Nye + Brown Gallery After a trip to West Africa, installational light artist Johannes Girardoni was sharply reminded of the extent to which algorithms for digital identity have influenced how we read our environment and relate to one another.
Richard Deacon is one of the most prolific British artists practicing today, with a career spanning nearly four decades. Using a wide variety of media and processes, he has developed a diverse and constantly surprising body of work—from small-scale pieces to monumental public sculptures.
“Critics frequently refer to my work as ‘spiritual.’ Yet I’m less interested in spirituality than in the unexplainable, which you feel more than see. To be clear, I’m not trying to be mystical, nor am I consciously avoiding it. And though I am very concrete and use very concrete materials, I do not intend my work to be ‘explainable.’ Feeling is more important for me than anything formulaic.”