As the conversations round doubtful public sculpture have intensified within the wake of a deadly white supremacist rebellion in Charlottesville, Va., over the removal of Confederate statues, we have now come to think about that eliminating a statue from the place the place it has spent its lengthy life, so unjustly, is the consummate expression […]
“There isn’t a bubble around the classical world, no hard and fast lines separating one culture from another,” mentioned Mr. Potts, noting that Alexander the Great’s conquests included Central Asia, and that the Roman Empire prolonged so far as Afghanistan. He was giving a tour of a brand new gallery referred to as “The Classical […]
Photo “Curry Bus” by Erwin Wurm, an Austrian sculptor who will create an replace of the piece, “Hot Dog Bus,” in Brooklyn this summer time. Credit Studio Erwin Wurm/Public Art Fund The Public Art Fund’s summer time season will embody pots, pans and sizzling canines. Three exhibitions are deliberate throughout town, with the primary, “Erwin […]
The slim rectangular field that she utilized in “Domino Theory” (2008), for instance, comprises matchsticks in a single compartment, dominoes wrapped in rosaries in a second one, rulers and printers’ letters in a 3rd, wood items in a fourth, and thimbles in a fifth. “Etude” (2010) is much less of a hodgepodge of tchotchkes — […]
Sara Magenheimer Through April 15. New Museum, 235 Bowery, Manhattan; 877-500-1932, newmuseum.org. Photo “NOON,” Sara Magenheimer’s set up on the New Museum, could be seen by way of the museum’s entrance window. Credit Maris Hutchinson/EPW Studio Sara Magenheimer is sort of a poet who plies her craft in movie and video reasonably than in phrases, […]
Though Denmark prohibited trans-Atlantic slave trafficking in 1792, it didn’t rush to implement the ban. The rule took impact 11 years later, and slavery continued till 1848. “They wanted to fill the stocks first,” and guarantee sufficient slaves would stay to maintain plantations working, stated Niels Brimnes, an affiliate professor from Aarhus University and a […]
Photo The American artist Michael Rakowitz’s sculpture, “The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist,” in London. Credit Gautier DeBlonde LONDON — A reconstruction of an historic statue of a winged bull destroyed by ISIS is the newest public artwork set up to sit down on a sculpture platform right here generally known as the Fourth Plinth, […]
Tokyo designer Hiroto Ikeuchi creates wonderful wearable cyberpunk assemblages out of scrap electronics and different odds and sods.
A sampling of Ikeuchi’s objects are on the market in an online store (they’re costly, however not unreasonably so given the labor and artwork); and you’ll follow them on Tumblr.