Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Face of the Earth Donut Knots Buoys and more - LSP

Another handful of fun sculptural expressions at Laumeier Sculpture Park:
Face of the Earth Vito Acconci (b. 1940 Bronx – 2017) He received his B.A. from Holy Cross College in Worcester, Maine, in 1962 and his M.F.A. from the University of Iowa in 1964. Shown here with students from Washington University. 
Reading Room without Words Harriet Bart (b. 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota) earned her B.A. from the University of Minnesota. Influenced by books and the written word, Bart is known for creating large-scale installations and sculptures.  
Donut #3 Fletcher Benton (b. 1931 in Jackson, Ohio) earned his B.F.A. from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in 1956. Benton taught at the San Francisco Art Institute and California State University in San Jose.
Ball? Ball! Wall? Wall!  Comprised of 55 marine buoys (each one weighing 650 pounds) that are arranged as a string in the woods adjacent to the park. Donald Lipski (b.1947 in Chicago) earned his B.A. in 1970 from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and his M.F.A. in 1974 from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan. 
Knots Cosimo Cavallaro was born in Montreal in 1961, and has a successful career as a visual artist and film director.
Flooded Chambers Maid Jessica Stockholder (b. 1959 in Seattle) and grew up in Vancouver. She received her B.F.A. from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and her M.F.A. from Yale in 1985. 
Cores for Laumeier Mark Mennin (b. 1960 in Cedar Falls, Iowa) earned his B.A. from Princeton University in 1982. He is known for his massive granite carvings, connecting the old tradition of stone carving to contemporary art.

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