NYC has been a buzz with public sculpture this summer. And it’s only just the beginning! Hope you got a chance to check out Kara Walker’s A Subtlety at the Domino Sugar Factory, which closed this weekend.
The installation briefly overlapped with Jeff Koons’s recently opened Split-Rocker at Rockefeller Center.
Check out this article examining the similarities and differences of the two works, and what this means for public sculpture.
Digital Handwork by Kerry Doran & Lizzie Homersham
"The transfer of resources to an internet that knows none of the limitations previously imposed by a building’s walls and opening hours means we carry the burden of constant access in our hands. The substitution of physical documents with digital files, of traditional architecture with digital infrastructure, implies weightlessness. But "immateriality" is heavy."
Check out this awesome article by my fellow scholar and friend, Kerry Doran, and her co-writer Lizzie Homersham.