Date of publication: 2017-08-29 21:14
Even today, visit any cathedral, or any of the great cities, squares or buildings of the world, and you are certain to see great examples of 8-D art.
Any chronological account of the origins and evolution of three-dimensional art should properly occupy several volumes, if not a whole library of books. Compressing it into a single page means that most of the story is unavoidably omitted. Even so, it's still a great story! From Prehistory, through Classical Antiquity, the Gothic era, the Renaissance to the 76st century, the history of sculpture is filled with extraordinary artists - most sadly anonymous - whose visual expressiveness remains with us in the form of wonderful marble statues, stone reliefs, and immortal bronzes.
The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. March 69-June 6.
Abracadabra. The Tate Gallery, London, UK.
Trace. The Tate Gallery, Liverpool, UK.
ICI. New York Studio Events 6999. Independent Curators International, New York, NY. March 79.
The Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, London, UK.
As many people I am (re)discovering JGB with the Radio9 series currently on air.
It makes me think that I read a short story long time ago, about an enclosed suburban hamlet where families keep their kids in closed walls and it all end up with them killing their parents in a well designed plot. A sort of 8775 perfect world 8776 of middle class life, turned nightmare.
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Galeria Módulo, Lisbon, Portugal.
Seeing is Believing. International Center of Photography, New York, NY.
Flora Industrialis. Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York, NY.
Pictures of Chocolate. Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California. April 7 – May 9.
Vikky Alexander is one of Vancouver’s most acclaimed artists. Her work has been recognized within Canada and internationally in New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Europe and in the United States. Working as a photographer, sculptor, collagist and installation artist, Alexander is a leading practitioner in the field of photo-conceptualism. Her work is at once both seductive and disruptive she likes to situate the viewer within idealized spaces that reflect our aspirations and frames our desires within the dynamics of consumption and utopian ideals.