César's sculptures show us what Giacometti's work might have looked like if he had been locked in a junk yard with a spot welder. Whatever the material or method, whether figurative or abstract, the sculptures of César share a concern with surface texture.
If you had a foot in the art world in the 1980s you know who Eric Fischl is. Just in case you didn't, take a brief look at "Bad Boy," the canvas Fischl describes as his "most famous and notorious painting."
The last time we wrote about one of Fernando Botero's outdoor sculptures it was because street artist Olek had wrapped one in a psychedelic sweater, b...
Socrates Sculpture Park and do it are a marriage made in heaven. Their concept and ethos reflect each other perfectly. Both are about, crucuially, community and ongoing collaborations, about loosening common preconceived notions about the hierarchies in art.
Georg Herold is the master of the material in the realm of the conceptual. As it all began with a stick, it has never lost its original conception.
I've got a horse but I still think of him as a pony. He certainly acts like it. Red, named for his sorrel color, is no longer young and he's far from old. That's part of the problem. He's getting too old to train, but he's too young to saddle.
Eigengrau is up through May 19th at Storefront Bushwick run by artist Deborah Brown and is a two person exhibition with the work of Frank Webster and Lauren Seiden. The project space complements the show with the work of Jolynn Krystosek.
In this video, Polish artist Hubert Czerepok guides us trough his exhibition History and Utopia, a solo show at Arsenal Gallery in Białystok, Poland....
Two new solo exhibitions that opened over the past week in L.A. Louver and Blum & Poe couldn't be more different. After ...
As a member of the National Council on the Arts, the advisory board to the National Endowment for the Arts, I was pleased to read about the recent unveiling of the Rosa Parks statue in the U.S. Capitol Building's National Statuary Hall.
When I attended the opening of Sculpture, Pleasing Curves, Charlie Kaplan's exhibit at PYO Gallery in Los Angeles, I realized the full intensity of my collaboration as an architect with this talented artist.
He said, "Do you know the artist ? He's actually deceased. He was young." As soon as I saw the name on the wall, Ján Mančuška , I had this sudden and sad recollection. I had neglected to tell Mančuška that his work really made an impression on me several years back when we were in a show together.
The story of Jay DeFeo and The Rose is both a cautionary tale of obsession and an act of faith. For eight years, she did little else but sit on a stool in her studio, smoking cigarettes, drinking Christian bothers brandy while she painted and scraped away at her vision.
I'm often asked how a former banker becomes an artist. I think of myself as an artist who became a banker who then came full circle back to art. Now I go to my sculpture studio every day keeping even longer hours than I did as a banker.
On a recent, chilly winter afternoon, the three of us met at Grace's magical home. Clay, concrete and painted steel spheres dotted the landscape as though they had rolled down the hill in some prehistoric era, settling in gentle clumps.