Sze’s dynamic sculptures aim to capture relationships and their gaps, the solidity of objects and their discarding.
Reconciling Secular Art in Sacred Spaces
Surprises and puzzles in Venice and Vienna, from Sean Scully to Tintoretto.
Jewish Museum and NYPL Acquire Works By Maira Kalman, and Storm King Commissions Sarah Sze
Plus, Sotheby’s Midas Touch sale brings in almost $4 million, and Thomas Jefferson’s notes sell at auction.
From Chuck Close to Sarah Sze, a Ride Through the Art of the Second Avenue Subway
New York’s Second Avenue Subway opened on January 1 after almost a century of planning, with new art installations by Chuck Close, Sarah Sze, Vik Muniz, and Jean Shin.
From Kass and Kruger to Koons, Artists Overwhelmingly Endorse Clinton for President
Hillary Clinton appears to be artists’ favorite in the 2016 US presidential election, while her opponent Donald Trump has not been endorsed by a single well-known artist.
The Measured Precariousness of Sarah Sze
It’s a common promise made in many press releases and artist statements: rather than delivering an artwork with hermetic, built-in meaning and context, the art, by being loose in some way, will provide its viewer with materials and tools with which to construct meaning.
Connecting the Lines Between Gego and Sarah Sze
Gego and Sarah Sze both studied architecture and chose visual art.
Fondation Cartier at 30: Universalized Eclectic Global Art in Forward Motion
PARIS — This is a vision of a universalized eclectic global art in forward motion: a relational aesthetic that seems to hover over many exhibitions in France as a great correctness that cannot be questioned, only tampered with.
The Armory Show 2012: A Foregone Conclusion?
I was reminded yesterday afternoon, while walking through mazes of pop-up galleries, tent-like hallways, magazine stands and oddly placed sculptures just asking to be tripped over, that the contemporary wing of the Armory Show — which runs through Sunday at Piers 92 and 94 — means different things to different people.
Weekly Art Rx
The Holiday season is going at full speed but there’s still time to inoculate yourself with art to save you from the endless parties, family gatherings and other affairs that force you to eat, drink and be merry. This.Is.Your.Last.Chance.
Seeing Enough Shows on the LES
A generic survey of New York’s Lower East Side galleries, perused at random on the first week of November, 2010, including observations from a viewer completely outside the art world.
Jerry Saltz often ridicules artists for not going to see enough shows; that they have several cookie-cutter reasons: too busy, not wanting to overexpose themselves in the scene, fear of polluting their unique and singular artistic vision, etc. Well, I set the fear of contaminating my art aside and I went around the New York City’s Lower East Side gallery circuit on Saturday to bring you the report.