Things have their own power and agency in the artist’s installation and humans are part of a complex world of life forms and materials.
With their sophisticated interplay between image, text, materials, color and driving ideas, Lum’s works often have a pronounced emotional impact.
Encountering Pierre’s dynamic, intensely colorful oil paintings, sculptures, and works on paper is like entering a spiritually charged, alternate world.
An exhibition at Paula Cooper Gallery underscores not only how engaging and innovative, but also influential and visionary Adkins really was, and remains.
Birgir Andrésson was steeped in Iceland’s ways and lore, landscape and history. It was also his complex subject and an energizing force.
Jónsi hasn’t just utilized natural materials but has, one senses, collaborated with them, allowing them their own innate power.
While hardly about the pandemic, or any of the other crises so afflicting us, all are invoked in this exhibition, which is also often tender and profoundly soulful.
Many of the works in Iðavöllur are big and chock-full of issues and socially engaged ideas, like so much art elsewhere.
The Icelandic artist fashions sculptures and wall works from the primary substance of her volcanic and volatile homeland.
There are many in Kentucky who wish to get beyond the Breonna Taylor tragedy, but Amy Sherald’s magnetic portrait of Taylor insists otherwise.
Pensato favored pop culture flotsam marred by the real world, which she transmuted into adventurous artworks dealing with raw, real world concerns.
It’s hard to imagine how three minutes of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro repeated for 12 hours can be so riveting.