Withdrawing the original elements and functional properties of daily objects, Gao Lei's practice incorporates the transformation and combination of them, by highlighting the combined relationship between orders and chaos, coldness and emotion.
Levine centres much of her practice on the appropriation and transformation of modern masterworks, in an explicit examination of the primacy of authorship, originality and cultural legacies.
The new series of sculptures is seen to follow the same vein as the artist's early realistic sculptures, "Mao Suits" (1993), "Artificial Rock" (1995-ongoing) and "Flowers in the Mirror" (2004-2005).
By transforming symbols of masculinity into both ritual and scenery, Jiang's work attempts to visually analyze the absurd nature of "desire" as abiological, mythological, historical, and authoritative symbol.
The four large-scale, cast bronze sculptures that make up Blind Portraits are part of a series of works that the artist first began work on in 2008.
It remains on view until November 28.
Featuring a range of her life-sized fashion art sculptures, Wire and Light is visual poetry of delicate ‘lace’ and flowing ‘fabric’ meticulously constructed from twisted wire and beads.
“Building a unique relationship between the artwork and the space it inhabits” – was a critical element for the exhibition “The Black Dwarf: Part I”, its use of the exhibition space could even be considered as “destructive”, which provided a unique yet powerful experience for the last exhibition of Star Gallery...
The exhibition aims to provide a comprehensive and coherent image of Bjørn Nørgaard’s art from the 1960s to the present day. It spans from his early sculptures, installations, graphic works, performances and film through the major amount of works in public spaces...