Intimate Horizons

Bahar Yurukoglu, Omun, 2014. Courtesy Bahar Yurukoglu and Disjecta. Photo Credt: Evan La Londe

Bahar Yurukoglu, Omun, 2014. Courtesy Bahar Yurukoglu and Disjecta. Photo Credt: Evan La Londe

There is a point at which space collapses into stuff.

Space requires a freedom of motion. It is what we pass through, can climb over and around, have the ability to get underneath and to summit its peak. Space is landscape, it is architecture, it is terrain, and it is potential. It is what we want to touch, transit, explore, and live within.

And then there is all the rest. Continue reading

The ISC re:works, re:news and re:views the ISC Blog

We’re really excited to share re:sculpt with our ISC Blog followers! re:sculpt, the rebranded and expanded ISC Blog adds 13 new writers from Europe, Canada and across the US allowing us to bring you more fresh and timely sculpture news every month. Inspiring new categories Public Art, Art & Action and Environmental Art broaden our coverage of art and sculpture around the world. Our brand new authors are excited to join the team and bring their vibrant arts communities to you!

Check it out!

Psst! Changing your email subscription settings

We’re really excited to share with our ISC Blog followers that we’re once again expanding! We’re changing the look, adding tons of new authors and a few new categories.

If you’ve signed up for immediate notification of new posts, you may want to change your settings. We’re starting off by publishing one post from each of our new authors. Unless you have set your preferences to weekly digest, you will get a total of 10 emails on May 1st. 

If you would like to change your settings, click on the link in the footer of the post notification email that says “manage subscriptions” and change your settings to “weekly” so you can get one email for all posts published during the week.

We can’t wait to show you re:sculpt, the rebranded and expanded ISC Blog with 13 new writers from Europe, Canada and across the US bringing you more fresh and timely sculpture news every month. Inspiring new categories Public Art, Art & Action and Environmental Art broaden our coverage of art and sculpture around the world.

The International Sculpture Center (ISC) is seeking writers/bloggers

The ISC is a member-supported, nonprofit organization founded in 1960 to champion the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique and vital contribution to society. The ISC publishes Sculpture magazine, a monthly magazine dedicated to all forms of contemporary sculpture, the ISC Blog which facilitates a lively online discourse among artists worldwide about sculpture in the 21st century, and Web Specials, monthly online articles with practical information for the working sculptor. We are looking for writers for the ISC Blog and Web Specials who are passionate about the arts, specifically sculpture, and are willing to explore contemporary trends, techniques and personalities in the field. The deadline for samples is December 15, 2013. If you have an interest in writing for the ISC, please fill out the form here.

Transformation

arney_featureEd Fennell, right and Tyler Barry at Hot Shops Art Center

I found a little notebook, one of many artifacts unearthed in our move from house to apartment a year ago. Thinking I could pass the time reading old notes and ciphers, I took it to the care center where my husband spent his last days. But instead of odd notes, pressed flowers, and random descriptions, I found blank pages waiting for me. Continue reading

A Business Manager

To prosper as an artist, career counselors to visual artists continually advise, one has to devote as much serious attention to the business aspects of this work as creating it. There is the matter of contacting prospective customers and art galleries, working out consignment agreements with dealers, photographing, crating, shipping and keeping track of where every artwork is, preparing and mailing out promotional material, taking telephone calls, writing and answering letters as well as keeping a budget, overseeing accounts payable and receivable, determining business expenses for tax purposes and all the other this-and-thats. Continue reading