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

Bruce Gagnier at Thomas Park Gallery NYC

https://youtu.be/39c7_IQQXNw Bruce Gagnier exhibit at Thomas Park Gallery and New York Studio School Gallery NYC. Discussion with Garth Evans, Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau (video by Maud Bryt). If you’re a figurative sculptor, if you’re making figures and you’re a sculptor, the issue has to be—one of the issues has to be—it seems to me—you’re in … Continue reading Bruce Gagnier at Thomas Park Gallery NYC

Jonathan Silver at New York Studio School

https://youtu.be/AMMg3Tk53cE Jonathan Silver exhibit at New York Studio School Gallery January 19, 2019. Garth Evans, Brandt Junceau (Video by Maud Bryt) I’m interested because the head seems such a sculptural lump to begin with, but it raises all those issues of recognition. . . The whole arena of portraiture, which is, of course, very, very … Continue reading Jonathan Silver at New York Studio School

Manuel Neri at Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

https://youtu.be/TEEa-l0beLs Manuel Neri exhibit at Yale University Art Gallery. Participants: Garth Evans, Bruce Gagnier, Sally Tittmann, Brandt Junceau, Martin Kersels, Monica Bock, David Cohen, Karen Wilkin (video by Maud Bryt). I’ve known Neri’s work for some time—and it’s always troubled me. –Garth Evans I find it hard to get past the mutilation, the crudeness, the … Continue reading Manuel Neri at Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT