‘R.I.P. Germain: Avangarda’ to Open at Sculpture Center in January, 2024

 

 

 

R.I.P. Germain, research image, 2023. Courtesy the artist

SculptureCenter is pleased to present the first exhibition in the United States of R.I.P. Germain, on view Jan 25–Mar 25, 2024 in the institution’s ground floor gallery. UK-based, R.I.P. Germain investigates how structures of exclusion lead to the creation of para-institutional spaces, practices, and modes of sociality and solidarity. His practice explores how a lack of access to financial, legal, and other forms of state-sanctioned resources foment support systems that respond to the needs of underserved and excluded communities.

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SculptureCenter Presents Liz Larner: Don’t put it back like it was + an In-Conversation Event on March 5th

 

 

 

Liz Larner Image courtesy Sculpture Center

For the past three decades, Los Angeles-based artist Liz Larner has explored the material and social possibilities of sculpture in innovative and surprising ways, and is now one of the most influential artists of her generation engaged with the medium. Her use of materials ranges from the traditional—such as bronze, porcelain, glass, or stainless steel—to the unexpected: volcanic ash, surgical gauze, leather, or eyelashes, each medium selected for its physical or chemical properties as well as for social and historical associations. Taking direction from these materials, her works can be delicate or aggressive; meticulously crafted or unruly and formless.

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