In a provocative new solo exhibition, the artist John Belardo presents works that draw upon technical aspects of, and yet resist the strictures inherent in, the classical tradition. Belardo’s terra-cotta pieces and gestural drawings demonstrate a clear knowledge of artistic anatomy and seemingly traditional subject matter... More »
Sabin Howard, a New York sculptor, has designed the equivalent of an American Parthenon for Washington, D.C. A Soldier's Story, a 75 -foot-long, 10.5-foot-tall bronze wall bas-relief honoring the 4.7 million men and women who served in World War I, is to be installed in Pennsylvania Avenue’s Pershing Park, located one block... More »
This is the apt title of a book by James David Draper and Edouard Papet, inspired by and documenting the 2014 retrospective exhibition of the same name at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Musée d’Orsay.
We have drained and secularized the word “passion.” The classical Latin word meant “suffering” and in Medieval Latin... More »
The inaugural opening at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, a 113,000 square-foot gallery, located in Los Angeles, is an important, monumental, museum-size exhibition of one hundred abstract sculptures created by thirty-four well-known contemporary women artists during the last seventy years.
Why, the reader might ask, does this... More »