On the Cover
Tony Cragg, Willow III (detail), 2016. Wood, 123 x 110 x 110 cm. Photo: Tony Cragg, Courtesy Lisson Gallery.
In this Issue...
The artists featured here are challenging our ideas of what sculpture can be: Tony Cragg pushes our understanding of an object's physical constitution; Sam Jaffe uses yarn and fabric to give unexpected forms to soft materials; Konstantinos Stamatiou works with throwaway materials such as plastic, Styrofoam, and cut drinking straws; Renee Stout creates metaphorical works steeped in mysticism that materialize the spiritual world; Gabriel Valansi extends the reach of photography into monumental spatial installations; and Iakovos Volkov exploits the power of words and discarded materials in eloquent, cerebral sculptures that give meaning to urban ruins.
Also, in the print and digital version of March's Sculpture - Itinerary, Commissions and ISC News.
March Online Feature: Fighting Gravity: A Conversation with Tony Cragg
Tony Cragg's new works - contortions of wood, metal, and stone perfectly manipulated by man and machine - represent a kind of beauty as close to nature and as far removed from Modernist ideals...