Joel Shapiro: A Material Question

Recorded November 2021. Led by Sculptor Garth Evens, and joined for the talk by Sculpture Forum regulars, sculptors Jock Ireland and Brandt Junceau, and guest sculptor Lee Tribe. Sculpture Forum visits Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, to examine recent works by American sculptor Joel Shapiro. Video and editing by Rachael Bohlander. https://youtu.be/7ocsuDs8Cy4 “I think it's … Continue reading Joel Shapiro: A Material Question

Tom Doyle: Works from Germany, 1964-1965

Recorded October 2021. Led by Sculptor Garth Evens, and joined for the talk by Sculpture Forum regulars, sculptors Jock Ireland and Brandt Junceau. Sculpture Forum visits Zurcher Gallery, New York, to experience the surprising work created by sculptor Tom Doyle, made during his time in Germany with then-spouse, Eva Hesse. Video and editing by Rachael … Continue reading Tom Doyle: Works from Germany, 1964-1965

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

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

Handling Sculpture: Emanuele Becheri’s Creatures in Clay

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

Willard Boepple at Pamela Salisbury Gallery, Hudson NY

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

Rachel Harrison at Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

https://youtu.be/1NRWyMVfgoU December 11, 2019 Sculpture Forum 5 "Rachel Harrison: Life Hack" October 25, 2019 - January 12, 2020 at Whitney Museum of American Art NYC December 11 2019 Participants Garth Evans, Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau, and Rachael Bohlander (video and edit by Maud Bryt). Here are some excerpts from the discussion: I really don’t want … Continue reading Rachel Harrison at Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Sarah Sze at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery NYC

https://youtu.be/I1qPbsYRYcs Sarah Sze October 10 2019 Exhibit at Tanya Bonadkar Gallery NYC. Participants Garth Evans, Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau (video by Maud Bryt). I don’t think there’s a decisive move from sculpture to painting but it was the paintings that startled me. I thought of the Leonardo painting, the Saint Jerome, up at the Met. … Continue reading Sarah Sze at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery NYC