by Maud Bryt. Bruce Gagnier talks about the new figure sculptures and watercolors in his studio. He has started incorporating color in his sculptures and altering them after the plaster casting point, a departure for him. "I think formalists are empiricists; I'm definitely in the metaphysical camp. What you really see is not there," he … Continue reading A Studio Visit with Bruce Gagnier
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
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
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.
By Karen Wilkin. In 2010, in Anthony Caro’s London studio, I fell in love with a massive table sculpture, a chunky, four-square cast iron and steel construction, with a recessed rectangular center and an emphatic horizontal bar, that cascaded over the edge of its support in shallow steps. At once architectural, confrontational, and like nothing … Continue reading Case Study
Participants: Garth Evans, Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau Jock Ireland: I suggested we read Tim Scott’s Abcrit essay on abstract sculpture: https://abcrit.org/2020/02/07/121-tim-scott-writes-on-abstract-sculpture/. I must say the discussion that resulted was NOT what I expected—but it’s a good start. There are many British sculptors on both sides of the Atlantic whose work rewards attention. Readers/listeners might want to … Continue reading Abstract Sculpture
https://youtu.be/tZL4vYR4oL0 photo by Garth Evans before MoMA closed Sculpture Forum 8: "Judd" Donald Judd at Museum of Modern Art New York opens April 23 2020 online. Participants: Garth Evans, Brandt Junceau, Jock Ireland, Karen Wilkin (video by Maud Bryt from internet recorded video/audio and photos from MoMA, Chinati Foundation and Judd Foundation). During this stay-home … Continue reading Donald Judd at Museum of Modern Art, New York
https://youtu.be/zjy_p7uk0BA Sculpture Forum 4 Jacques Lipchitz November 13 2019 "The Estate of Jacques Lipchitz The Paris Years: Sculpture and Drawing, 1911-1932." Exhibit at Marlborough Gallery NYC October 17 - November 23, 2019. Participants Garth Evans, curator, critic and art historian Karen Wilkin, sculptors Brandt Junceau and Jock Ireland (video by Maud Bryt). Here are some … Continue reading Jacques Lipchitz estate at Marlborough Gallery NYC