Clay Figure Critique at New York Studio School with Garth Evans and Bruce Gagnier

The human figure is an essential touchstone of sculpture, remade generation by generation as it must be today, by contemporary artists.  Over three decades working together at the New York Studio School, Garth Evans and Bruce Gagnier conducted life-size figure critiques that are now legendary. Those had been undocumented, but the recent Figure Marathon, taught by Brandt Junceau, provided … Continue reading Clay Figure Critique at New York Studio School with Garth Evans and Bruce Gagnier

Two Shows & an Installation: Carol Bove, New York

Recorded June 2021. Led by Sculptor Garth Evens, and joined for the talk by Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau, and Rachael Bohlander. Sculpture Forum visits the work of Carol Bove, with shows at David Zwirner's uptown and downtown galleries, and her installation outdoors at The Met. Video and editing by Rachael Bohlander. https://youtu.be/17ECoXwNkQY "The feeling comes … Continue reading Two Shows & an Installation: Carol Bove, New York

Natural Sculptures: Ten Thousand Shalagrama-shilas

by Choghakate Kazarian I had heard about the Ordre Monastique Vaisnava for some time. The members of the congregation, whose temple of Vraja Bhavan is in the suburb of Rouen (near Paris), are followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism, a branch of Hinduism initiated by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486–1534) in Bengal. Their practice is focused on devotional worship, … Continue reading Natural Sculptures: Ten Thousand Shalagrama-shilas

Martin Puryear at Matthew Marks Gallery, NYC

Recorded (via Zoom) January 24, 2021. Garth Evans, Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau, and Choghakate Kazarian discuss the Martin Puryear exhibit on view at Matthew Marks Gallery until January 30, 2021. (Video and edit by Maud Bryt) Below the video are some excerpts. Please see comments box below and leave a reply. (NOTE: just added: two … Continue reading Martin Puryear at Matthew Marks Gallery, NYC

Gaston Lachaise: Complicate the Joyfulness, A Discussion.

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.