Jun Kaneko
Wall Slabs Pair
1989
74 x 22 x 4” (dimensions are for each piece)
glazed ceramics

Wall Slabs Pair by Jun Kaneko was on view May, 2019

A bold polka-dot motif provides a whimsical counterpoint to the dramatic physical presence of this rare, large-scale pair of ceramic sculptures by Japanese American artist Jun Kaneko. The polka-dot pattern is only one of several abstract surface motifs characteristic of the artist’s work. Kaneko, who originally trained as a painter in Japan before moving to the U.S., approaches the surfaces of his clay works the way a painter might consider…

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Alexander Calder
Flying Colors
1975
23 x 33.25″ (37.25 x 48 x 1.5″ framed)
lithograph
publisher: State Street, NY
edition 88 of 100

Flying Colors by Alexander Calder was on view April, 2019

This limited-edition print was designed by Alexander Calder, a name virtually synonymous with modern sculpture. Calder was the first to explore the potential of kinetic movement in the medium with his sculptures that range in scale from complex hanging mobiles to graceful freestanding works that engage and captivate viewers with their gravity-defying designs. Philadelphia-born Calder is primarily known for these sculptural works, and…

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Eric Orr
Night Shift
1990
32.25 x 72 x 1.75″
mixed media
artist lead frame

Night Shift by Eric Orr was on view March, 2019

One of the key figures in the West Coast Light and Space movement of the 1960s, Eric Orr was a sculptor, installation artist, and painter. Heavily influenced by spiritual and phenomenological concerns, his work explores the boundaries between space and time as well as the physical properties of the natural world, specifically the four elements of fire, water, air, and earth.

Adopting a shamanistic approach to his own working process, Orr sought to push the limits of …

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Tim Hawkinson
Lounge
1993
60 x 107 x 1.75″
pastel on fabric (bathrobes) on wood panel with upholstery tacks

Lounge by Tim Hawkinson was on view January and February, 2019

Working largely with simplified, hybridized forms that derive from the artist’s complex relationship with his own physical body, Hawkinson explores themes of death and regeneration, utilizing irony, humor, and metaphor, while also examining the exacting precision of the natural world.

Marked by a keen and idiosyncratic wit and curiosity about the world around him, Hawkinson’s sculptural works examine the nature of …

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