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

Eakins and O’Donovan at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY

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

Marino Marini at The Center for Italian Modern Art, NYC

https://youtu.be/tkuJtDxjz2U Sculpture Forum 7: “Marino Marini: Arcadian Nudes” 17 October 2019 – 13 June 2020 at The Center for Italian Modern Art, New York. Participants: Garth Evans, Brandt Junceau, Jock Ireland, Choghakate Kazarian (video by Maud Bryt). ©SculptureForum2020 Special thank you to The Center for Italian Modern Art for allowing us to videotape the exhibit. … Continue reading Marino Marini at The Center for Italian Modern Art, 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