Sculpture

Sculpture : Bentley Gallery at Bentley Projects has the space to exhibit large-scale sculpture usually reserved for museum exhibitions. Sculpture exhibitions at Bentley Gallery have included works of art by Bill Barrett (large scale iron sculpture), Mary Bates (weather sculpture), Jim Dine hearts, Jennifer Bartlett houses, Vernon Fisher, Deborah Butterfield horses, John Chamberlain, Louise Nevelson, Jun Kaneko ceramic dangos, Sir Anthony Caro, Dale Chihuly glass, Ed Moulthrop turned wood, Philip Moulthrop turned wood, Matt Moulthrop turned wood, Jeremy Thomas, and an exhibition titled the Cultural Desert with works by John Buck, James Turrell, Alexander Calder, Claes Oldenburg, Barbara Hepworth, Richard Long, Dennis Oppenheim, Maya Lin, Lucas Samaras, Mel Kendrick, Joel Shapiro, Lynda Benglis, and Frank Stella.

In November of 2015, Bentley Gallery will be the host site of the 25th International Sculpture Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Inspired by exploration in art and architecture in desert landscapes, the conference will bring together artists, arts administrators, curators, patrons, students, and sculpture enthusiasts for new discoveries in the field of sculpture. The event will be sponsored in part by: Artlink, Inc, ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (Sponsored by the ASU Art Museum and School of Art), Bentley Gallery, Bollinger Atelier, City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, David & Gladys Wright House Foundation, Digital Atelier, Downtown Phoenix, Inc., Phoenix Art Museum, Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.