International Sculpture Center

December 2003 Vol.22 No. 10
A publication of the International Sculpture Center


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Web Special

London - “Body Worlds” - Atlantis Gallery
by Barbara Miller

On the Cover

Mario Merz, Un segno nel foro di Cesare, 2003.
Site-specific installation at the Forum of Caesar, Rome. Photo: Claudio Abate, Rome © Fondazione Merz, Turin.

From the Chairman

I am pleased to report that our recent Cincinnati Gala was the most successful in the ISC’s history."[more ...]"

From the Editor

Though public art seems more prominent than ever in today’s urban landscape, these are uncertain times for art in public places."[more ...]"


To Live an Idea: A Conversation with Mario Merz
Merz’s igloos and spirals often incorporate a site’s scale, materials, and objects.
by Laura Tansini

Alice Aycock: Public Artist
Aycock places the complexities of our uncertain moment within a larger history.
by Brooke Kamin Rapaport

Buster Simpson: Green Interventions
Simpson’s works in public spaces are sensitive to a site’s history and ecology.
by Matthew Kangas

Responsible Criticism: Evaluating Public Art
Certain factors common to all public art should figure prominently in criticism.
by Harriet F. Senie

Industrial Poetry: A Conversation with Cildo Meireles
Meireles’s works are threatening, seductive, and sometimes both at once.
by Joel Weinstein


Forum: Rein Triedfeldt’s Solar Vision by Robert Preece
Site: Michael Heizer’s Double Negative by Howard Risatti
Focus: Jerry Peart by Victor M. Cassidy
Focus: Claire Lieberman by Cynthia Nadelman
Postscript: ISC News


Turin: Paolo Piscitelli
Washington, DC: Yuriko Yamaguchi
Chicago: Jin Soo Kim
New York: John Chamberlain
New York: John Cross
New York: Olafur Eliasson
New York: Linda Fleming
New York: Mel Kendrick
New York: George Segal
New York: Franz West
Portland, OR: Julia A. Fenton
Valcourt, BC, Canada: Roland Poulin
Basel: Art Unlimited
Oronsko, Poland: Olga Ziemska
Cape Town, South Africa: Mark Hipper

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