sculpture

12,000 Sheets of Wrinkled Rice Paper Drape Around a Monumental Installation by Zhu Jinshi

 Art #bamboo #installation #paper #sculpture October 15, 2021 Grace Ebert “Boat” (2015), Xuan (rice) paper, bamboo, cotton threads, 18 x 7 meters. All images courtesy of the artist and Pearl Lam Galleries, shared with permission More than 12,000 sheets of delicate Xuan paper form the ruffled exterior of Zhu Jinshi’s suspended “Boat” sculpture. The …

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Between Wounds and Folds: Suspended Cow Carcasses and Tree Stumps Reveal Layers of Discarded Fabric by Tamara Kostianovsky

 Art #animals #death #installation #sculpture #textiles #trees October 11, 2021 Christopher Jobson Photo © Etienne Frossard. All images courtesy the artist, shared with permission. Working with the tattered remnants of consumer culture, artist Tamara Kostianovsky (previously) asks us to question the origins, process, and disastrous results of our seemingly unquenchable desire to buy and …

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Unearthly Anatomical Works Sculpted in Crystal and Glass by Debra Baxter Explore Grief and Loss

 Art #anatomy #crystals #glass #metal #sculpture October 8, 2021 Grace Ebert “Catch your Breath” (2021), alabaster, bronze, and druzy snow chalcedony, 10 x 10 x 5 inches. All images courtesy of form & concept, shared with permission Artist and jewelry designer Debra Baxter (previously) explores the endurance of grief, mortality, and human bonds in …

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Aerial Net Sculptures Loom Over Public Squares in Janet Echelman’s ‘Earthtime’ Installations

 Art #earthquakes #fiber art #installation #sculpture #site-specific #time October 7, 2021 Grace Ebert “Earthtime 1.78” (2021), Vienna. All images © Janet Echelman, shared with permission Suspended in public squares and parks, the knotted sculptures that comprise Janet Echelman’s Earthtime series respond to the destructive, overpowering, and uncontrollable forces that impact life on the planet. …

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From Canine Ceramics to Abstract Constructions, a Group Show Opens Hashimoto Contemporary’s Los Angeles Space

 Art #ceramics #painting #sculpture October 1, 2021 Grace Ebert Laura Berger, “I Remember the Smell of the Sage” (2021), oil on canvas, 48 x 36 inches. All images courtesy of Hashimoto Contemporary, shared with permission Ranging from Dan Lam’s drippy, neon blobs (previously) to the minimal, bodily paintings of Laura Berger (previously), an inaugural …

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A Spectacular Collection of 40 Artist-Built Environments Are on Display in Sheboygan’s Art Preserve

 Art #immersive #installation #museums #painting #sculpture September 28, 2021 Grace Ebert Emery Blagdon’s “The Healing Machine” at the Art Preserve. Photo by Rich Maciejewski, courtesy of John Michael Kohler Arts Center. All images shared with permission On the edge of the city of Sheboygan in northeast Wisconsin is a new museum nestled into the …

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Seven Origami Animals Transform New York City’s Garment District into a Vibrant Menagerie

 Art #animals #origami #public art #sculpture #street art September 24, 2021 Grace Ebert All images by Alexandre Ayer/Diversity Pictures for the Garment District Alliance, shared with permission Thanks to Gerardo Gomez-Martinez (aka Hacer), the public plazas on Broadway in New York City’s Garment District are now a zoo of origami-style animals. The Mexican-American artist …

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Sinuous Branches Envelop Human-Sized Nests and Large Geometric Sculptures by Charlie Baker

 Art Design #installation #nests #sculpture #wood September 17, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Charlie Baker, shared with permission Brooklyn-based designer Charlie Baker wrangles unruly branches and twigs into large-scale sculptures and installations that highlight the natural curvature of his foraged materials. Whether cloaking a perfectly round sphere in wood or constructing a treetop …

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Nondescript Human Heads Appear Burned into Large-Scale Matches by Wolfgang Stiller

 Art #matches #sculpture #wood September 8, 2021 Grace Ebert Group of five Matchstickmen (2019), wood, polyurethane, paint, each 155 centimeters. All images © Wolfgang Stiller, shared with permission Often propped up in a row or symbolically arranged, the ongoing series of charred matches by Wolfgang Stiller are oversized and surreal renditions of the book-bound …

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Innumerable Metal Leaves and Flowers Cloak Intricately Sculpted Animals by Taiichiro Yoshida

 Art #animals #butterflies #flowers #metal #sculpture September 3, 2021 Grace Ebert “The Dog in the Night Fog” Japanese artist Taiichiro Yoshida (previously) continues his surveys into the possibilities of metalsmithing with a new series of elaborately layered sculptures. Spending between two and six months on each work, Yoshida meticulously molds copper, bronze, silver, and …

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