Archives for posts tagged ‘sculpture’

Assaf Gruber

Assaf Gruber Work from his oeuvre. “There’s a scene in the 1988 film Cocktail where big-dreaming bartender Brian Flanagan, played by Tom Cruise, is sitting with the table-bussing artist Jordan Mooney, played by Elisabeth Shue, in an idyllic Jamaican setting. Flanagan picks up a drink umbrella and muses, ‘You know there’s a guy who makes these. The […]

Strauss Bourque-LaFrance

Strauss Bourque-LaFrance Work from “No Aloha” at Rachel Uffner, New York. “Rachel Uffner Gallery is pleased to present No Aloha, its first solo exhibition with Strauss Bourque-LaFrance. Bourque-LaFrance’s interdisciplinary practice combines painting, sculpture, and performance, and merges disparate fields and influences, from interior and stage design to film and comics, exploring desire, memory, and estrangement in […]

One Step Beyond

One Step Beyond @ Galerie Christophe Gaillard “For a long while the indexed nature of photography laid at the heart of theoretical discourse on this medium. For Rosalind Krauss as for Roland Barthes, Henri Van Lier, Philippe Dubois and others, the contiguous relationship between the image and its referent was one of the ontological foundations […]

Group Show @ Gladstone Gallery

Work from Group Show @ Gladstone Gallery, New York. “This summer Gladstone Gallery has invited Galerie Neu to present the summer exhibition at our 24th Street location. The show features a series of works drawn from Galerie Neu’s talented roster of artists, and will explore notions of place through works that draw upon re- purposed, urban, […]

Eva Berendes

Eva Berendes Work from her oeuvre. “Drawing on a host of references, Eva Berendes’ geometrically patterned fabric screens divided, coloured and softened the small space of Ancient & Modern. The gallery’s name suited this poised show, which put forward a variety of Janus-faced views on Formalism and its various contexts. Two upright, white wooden frames […]

Mike Womack

Mike Womack Work from his oeuvre. “In his fourth exhibition with the gallery, Mike Womack presents 14 works of sculpture that act as mnemonic mausoleums. This body of work was conceived in the winter of 2011, while the artist was caring for his ailing mother, who was struggling with long and short term memory. Having […]

Future Retrieval

Future Retrieval Work from Image of Order. “”Image of Order” was made by Future Retrieval, in collaboration with Chris Vorhees. “Image of Order” is inspired in equal parts by 2001: A Space Odyssey, James Turrell, and the English Neo-classical rooms at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The idea was to build […]

Hito Steyerl

Hito Steyerl Work from “How Not To Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational Installation” at Andrew Kreps, New York. “The Andrew Kreps Gallery is pleased to present How Not To Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational Installation, an exhibition by Berlin-based artist Hito Steyerl.  The exhibition features two videos as well as sculptural-photographic objects, and is […]

Simon Denny

Simon Denny Work from “New Management” at Portikus, Frankfurt. “Simon Denny’s new body of work for Portikus ranks among the most ambitious the artist has developed to date. Over the period of one year, the artist researched and developed an intricate project that has grown to considerable dimensions – both physically and in terms of […]

Sanya Kantarovsky and Ella Kruglyanskaya

Sanya Kantarovsky and Ella Kruglyanskaya “Little Vera” at Kim?, Riga, Latvia. “Vera Mukhina (1889-1953) gained acclaim in the sphere of Soviet monumental sculpture after winning the 1937 commission for the Soviet pavilion in the Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne. The resulting sculpture, a towering stainless steel couple entitled The Worker […]