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Sculptures and People

Today we bring you an Elena Harvey Collins essay from our sister publication, Art Practical. Harvey Collins explores the genius loci of the Fulton Mall in Fresno, California, its history and redevelopment, and the public artworks that surround it. She says “The mall had the feeling of a permanent film set made for the performance of civic life—one steeped in magical realism. ‘I woke up feelin’[…..]

Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947–2016, at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

With galleries in Zurich, London, Somerset, and New York, the Hauser & Wirth enterprise has inaugurated their newest outpost in Los Angeles, Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, with the exhibition Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947–2016. Curated by Jenni Sorkin and Paul Schimmel, the show sprints through seventy years of art history with nearly one hundred works by thirty-four women. Sorkin and Schimmel[…..]

Aleksandra Domanović: Turbo Sculpture at Atlanta Contemporary

Aleksandra Domanović’s multidisciplinary work has captured the attention of critics and curators across the globe for its striking account of the aesthetic and political changes at work in the Balkan region, specifically the former Yugoslavia. Born in Novi Sad in 1981—a territory that belonged to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia before being dissolved in 2003—Domanović’s work in sculpture, film, and video installation addresses the social,[…..]

Jumana Manna: Menace of Origins at SculptureCenter

Shotgun Reviews are an open forum where we invite the international art community to contribute timely, short-format responses to an exhibition or event. If you are interested in submitting a Shotgun Review, please click this link for more information. In this Shotgun Review, Vanessa Thill reviews Jumana Manna: Menace of Origins at SculptureCenter in Long Island City, New York.    At SculptureCenter, a single strange object made from egg cartons[…..]

Sculpture after Sculpture at the Art Center College of Design

Last Saturday, curator and Artforum editor-at-large Jack Bankowsky moderated a roundtable on “Sculpture after Sculpture” (more on the title in a moment) at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, in anticipation of his forthcoming three-artist survey of the same name at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm this October. The three artists, Katharina Fritsch, Jeff Koons, and Charles Ray, are united by work that[…..]

Katharina Fritsch’s Uncanny Sculptures

From our friends at Beautiful/Decay, today we bring you a look at the work of artist Katharina Fritsch, whose giant blue rooster Hahn/Cock (2013) was unveiled on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London, earlier this year. Though Fritsch’s work is often quite funny, author Pauli Ochi notes: “Fritsch’s sculpture is also deeply unnerving.” This article was originally published on October 25, 2013. Katharina Fritsch is a German-born artist who transforms[…..]

Sculptures Remix Modern Art and Native American Tradition

As part of our ongoing partnership with Beautiful/Decay, today we bring you an article about the work of Brooklyn-based Jeffery Gibson, who explores his Choctaw and Cherokee background in a solo exhibition at Shoshana Wayne Gallery through October 26. Author Danny Olda notes, “Gibson inserts himself and his heritage into art history: by […] smart mixing and remixing.” This article was originally published on September 11,[…..]