Category: Sculpture

Yayoi Kusama: Flowers that Bloom

Yayoi Kusama is an 82-year-old Japanese avant-garde artist known for her obsession with dots, and more recently, for her collaborative designs with Louis Vuitton.  These large sculptures are Fiberglass reinforced plastic, metal and all-weather urethane paint, from her series Flowers that Bloom at Midnight and Flowers that Bloom Tomorrow.  […]

Oeno Gallery – Outdoor Sculpture

Time for some art that reflects the possibilities of summer.  The Oeno Gallery in Prince Edward County, on Lake Ontario east of Toronto, is set around the Huff Estates winery, with dozens of fine outdoor sculpture works by well-known artists. (Above: The Planters, steel, 82 x 149 x […]

Grimanesa Amorós: Floating Islands

Interdisciplinary artist Grimanesa Amorós is part of a group exhibition called Watch Your Step at The Flag Art Foundation in New York City. She’s a logical inclusion in this examination of the relationship of art works to the floor, since her sculptural installations are beautifully grounded. Her works […]

Will Kurtz Sculpts Ordinary People

Will Kurtz turns newspaper into ordinary New Yorkers going about their daily tasks. The former landscape architect sculpts over wood and wire to reflect characters he captures surreptitiously on his iPhone around New York. Earlier this year, he enlarged his following with an exhibition at Mike Weiss Gallery […]

Magdolene Dykstra’s Burdened Figures

Magdolene Dykstra’s ceramic figures have captured considerable attention as this artist’s craft has matured. Recently returned from a year-long residency in the U.K., she explores the conflict between hope and despair. Her childishly proportioned figures, often disturbing, bear the burdens of life’s griefs. (Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition / […]

Henrique Oliveira: Room-Filling Amazement

Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira creates masterful (some say evolutionary) sculptural installations from scrap, pliable wood collected from construction sites in his native city of São Paulo. The huge structures combine the disciplines of painting, sculpture, and architecture, with broken pieces of plywood set in layers like brushstrokes. (Above: […]