by Laura Mattioli. Among so many whom COVID-19 has taken from us this year is my old friend Graziano Ghiringhelli. I met Graziano as a child, when he worked at the Galleria Il Milione in Milan, where my father frequently acquired works of art. Graziano had inherited this historic gallery after the death of his … Continue reading A Reminiscence: The Venus of Willendorf
Recorded December 2020. Led by Sculptor Garth Evens, and joined for the talk by Choghakate Kazarian, Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau, and Rachael Bohlander. Sculpture Forum confronts the work and legacy of Gaston Lachaise after visiting one of the sculptor's final pieces, Floating Woman, now installed in Hunter's Point South Park, Long Island City, NY. Video … Continue reading Gaston Lachaise: Complicate the Joyfulness, A Discussion.
Recorded Dec. 2020. Led by Sculptor Garth Evans, and joined for the talk by Lee Tribe, Jock Ireland, and Brandt Junceau, Sculpture Forum explores the works of the Sahel, a vast and influential region in Africa south of the Sahara, through the recent exhibit of over 200 works covering the empires of Ghana (300-1200), Mali … Continue reading Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Recorded Nov. 2020. Sculptor Brandt Junceau contemplates Gaston Lachaise's Floating Woman at Hunter's Point South Park in Long Island City, NY, in the context of her environs and the legacy of her creator.
by Choghakate Kazarian I met Emanuele Becheri about ten years ago, in his studio in Tuscany. He was then known for works that I would qualify as gestural conceptualism: drawings made “blindly” by folding paper in total obscurity or letting snails run on paper. I was also very interested in his videos that captured with … Continue reading Handling Sculpture: Emanuele Becheri’s Creatures in Clay
Recorded (via Zoom) September 18, 2020. Sculptors Garth Evans, Jock Ireland, and Brandt Junceau discuss the difficulty of discussing, when only have seen in photos and videos, Willard Boepple's exhibit "Wood and Paper, Sculpture and Prints" at Pamela Salisbury Gallery in Hudson, NY, June 27 - July 26, 2020. Artist Maryna Bilak went to the … Continue reading Willard Boepple at Pamela Salisbury Gallery, Hudson NY
Sculptor William Tucker talks about his process and a new head in the works named after a Franz Kafka character. July 27 2020 (video by Maud Bryt, in William Tucker's Ashfield, MA studio) Click here to watch: https://youtu.be/GbTvPMipQWs
Recorded (via Zoom) July 2, 2020. Sculptors Garth Evans, Jock Ireland, and Brandt Junceau discuss the current crisis surrounding Civil War monuments. (Video by Maud Bryt) Please add your voice to the discussion by making comments in the area lower on the page where it says "Leave a reply." https://youtu.be/WG2v70K9RhU Here are some excerpts: We … Continue reading Monuments
by Laura Mattioli. Sculpture has always been the primary subject of my personal, eclectic collection. Most of the pieces that I own are from contemporary artists who have become close friends: Barry X Ball, Flavio Favelli, Jene Highstein, Wolfgang Laib and Richard Nonas. Before moving to New York City, I donated most of this collection … Continue reading Nothing is simple.
Discussion Participants: Garth Evans, Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau The Locked Room, Four Years that Shook Art Education, is a book recently published by MIT Press which documents a controversial teaching program that became known at the "A" Course. The course was designed by four of the tutors, Peter Atkins, Gareth Jones, Peter Harvey and myself. It took place in the … Continue reading The Locked Room 1969-73: Four years that shook art education