Art

In Conversation

Mark di Suvero with John Yau

On the occasion of the artist’s recent exhibit of indoor sculptures at Knoedler & Company and the installation of his large public works at Storm King Art Center,The Rail’s John Yau visited Mark di Suvero’s studio in Long Island City on a sunny spring afternoon to talk about his life and work.

Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York

In the perhaps overly exuberant trailer for Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York at the SculptureCenter in Long Island City, letters flash across the screen, exclaiming “Make Art Now,” “Make Pedestals Now,” “Make Monuments Now,” “Make Bird Baths Now,” “Make Dildos Now…”

Lee Friedlander

“No presentation of Friedlander’s work is more effective than that of his books…” writes James Enyeart in the essay that accompanies Lee Friedlander’s new book of photographs, Sticks and Stones: Architectural America.

Please Do Not Remove this Label

Several recent shows by New York City-based artists have taken as their subject the symbiotic relationship between images and commerce. Whether this work—which often comes across as static in the pants of capitalism—allegorizes the ludicrously inflated market for young contemporary artists like themselves is debatable.

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