Recorded April 2021. Led by Sculptor Garth Evens, and joined for the talk by Karen Wilkin, Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau, and Rachael Bohlander. Sculpture Forum confronts Grief & Grievance: Art and Mourning in America, a show, envisioned by curator Okwui Enwezor, encompassing 97 works by 37 Black artists working in the United States. Video and … Continue reading Grief & Grievance: A Discussion
by Choghakate Kazarian I had heard about the Ordre Monastique Vaisnava for some time. The members of the congregation, whose temple of Vraja Bhavan is in the suburb of Rouen (near Paris), are followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism, a branch of Hinduism initiated by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486–1534) in Bengal. Their practice is focused on devotional worship, … Continue reading Natural Sculptures: Ten Thousand Shalagrama-shilas
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 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.
Discussion Participants: Garth Evans, Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau The Locked Room, Four Years that Shook Art Education, is a book recently published by MIT Press which documents a controversial teaching program that became known at the "A" Course. The course was designed by four of the tutors, Peter Atkins, Gareth Jones, Peter Harvey and myself. It took place in the … Continue reading The Locked Room 1969-73: Four years that shook art education
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
by Choghakate Kazarian. “Poetry, music, architecture, like ancient languages, have been translated into new idioms, by clinging to life. Only sculpture has remained immobile across the centuries, a courtly language, the language of the liturgy, a symbolic writing, incapable of making its mark on daily acts” and “sculpture has remained what it is, a dead … Continue reading Sculpture, Language of the Dead
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
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.
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