In her world, there is no detritus and everything (everyone) is charged with potential.
Lucio Fontana’s Third Dimension
Nothing was shaped or glazed by Fontana without his consideration of how light could interact, animate, or even mystify form.
In Praise of the Exhibition Catalogue
Shary Boyle’s Outside the Palace of Me exhibition catalogue provides viewers with experiences that an in-person visit cannot.
Why Are You Drawing Faces Like That?
With deep-set eyes and sealed lips, an ovular, narrow face is pervasive in James Gilbert’s work.
The Mind-Bending Tree Sculptures of “Monsieur Plant”
French artist Christophe Guinet’s mesmerizing plaster sculptures mimic the ability of trees to assume other forms.
New York’s Beloved Alamo Cube Isn’t Spinning Anymore
The cube, which has fallen into disrepair, was strapped in place by supportive metal implements at its base.
Is Touching Sculpture Sexier After Zoom Fatigue?
The sensation of touching isn’t the point. It’s the yearning — heightened during quarantines — that lives on in these sculptures.
The Spirited Sculpture of Octavio Medellín, Beloved Mexican-American Artist and Teacher
Medellín’s first museum retrospective is a thoughtful tribute to his lifelong pursuit of craft and sincere search for connection.
The Machine Aesthetic in George Rickey’s Sculptures
Belinda Rathbone’s biography traces the sculptor’s embrace of kinetic mechanisms to his work in the Singer Sewing Machine factory.
Feliza Bursztyn, a Colombian Sculptor Who Obliterated Norms
Bursztyn created vibrating, noisy kinetic sculptures out of scrap metal and cloth with a mix of sensual and disturbing energy.
Tamara Kostianovsky Envisions a Whimsical Slaughterhouse
The animal carcass sculptures are gruesome yet their materials — the artist’s own discarded clothing — lend them some gentleness.
Jon Pylypchuk’s Chorus of Loss
Pylypchuk’s art has always been deeply engaged with the most painful parts of life, those that human beings tend to push aside or deny in order to get by.