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
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 Brandt Junceau. Elie Nadelman left hundreds of small plasters at his death in 1946. I’ve been staring at, thinking about and occasionally writing about “the Dolls” for years. I sometimes think of them all as a single thing, but recently, as my notions of legacy and authorship have changed, I no longer think they … Continue reading While I See Her Face
https://youtu.be/9bPlMQQx-Tk Sculpture Forum 10: Lee Tribe's "East 2": A Studio Visit, May 22, 2020. With a mask on and keeping some distance, we get a look at one sculpture in Lee Tribe's new "East" series and hear about some of his influences and methods. Video by Maud Bryt. (To make a comment on this post, … Continue reading Lee Tribe’s “East 2”: A studio visit
https://youtu.be/Qei8Dxu5Am4 Sculpture Forum 9: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY, May 1, 2020 Sculptor Brandt Junceau talks about the arch, based on his memory of it and new video footage of the memorial. (Video by Maud Bryt) (To make a comment on this post, please go to "Leave a Reply" … Continue reading Eakins and O’Donovan at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
By Garth Evans. This is the first sculpture I ever made. It is a carving. This sculpture contains the seeds of much that I have done in the sixty-four years since I made it, although I never made another carving. It is about twelve inches in hight, the wood is oak. I made it at … Continue reading The first.
By Jock Ireland. Maybe 10, maybe 20 years ago, I bought a small sculpture from a friend, a guy who really loved not just African art, but everything about Africa. When he showed me the sculpture, he told me two things that I remember: the sculpture was from a mysterious, old city called Djenne, close … Continue reading A Little Sculpture from Ancient Djenne in Africa