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Mark Dion

November 24, 2009


Mark Dion’s biography on Art:21 Tar and Feathers and Concrete Jungle I ‘With some of my work, you can sense that it has a pretty dark tone. As much asI’m engaged in a discourse that is ecological, I’m not one of those artists who is spendinga lot of time imagining a better ecological future. I’m […]

Art and craft united

October 12, 2009


Martin Puryear lives and works in the Hudson valley area, upstate New York. He makes both monumental and freestanding sculptures from natural materials, including wood, tar, rawhide, stone and wire – materials that have a ‘raw, tactile and inelegant quality’. From these, he creates large, imposing, very well crafted geometric shapes. Although I haven’t seen […]