Hyperallergic paired Gustav with Eduardo Chillida, for whom a work was a finished thing. Gustav interests me in his preoccupation with work that has limited temporality.
Megan Reed is an artist in Los Angeles. She holds an MFA in Painting from California College of the Arts in San Francisco and is a Hopper Prize finalist.
The sculptor Barbara Hepworth was born in the former mill town of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, in 1921, and it is at the Hepworth Wakefield, a gallery named in her honor, which was created 10 years ago by the architect David Chipperfield in the pleasing shape of a jostle of wonky, gray cubes partly surrounded by a river (it’s a little like a jangly Modernist take on a moated castle keep), that her work is being celebrated in a thoroughgoing retrospective.
Read a great article where Jennie Jones is quoted saying “Fred Sandback can make this beautiful line and not have to have it literally be a metaphor for his cultural identity” which made me realize I’ve never blogged about this important artist who bridged minimalism, conceptualists and light and space (I suspect Lydia finds his work influential).
Hyperallergic notes their newest at Paula Cooper.