On the Cover
Arcangelo Sassolino, Figurante,
2010. Steel, bone, and hydraulic system,
dimensions variable. Photo: Federico Perezzani
and Fausto Caliari, courtesy the artist and
In this Issue...
"I have learned through animals and insects that there is another kind of time: the time of nature, the seasons, the weather," says
Fernando Ortega in a conversation in these pages. His remark reminds me that three-dimensional art always has a unique relationship
to time, particularly the work covered in this month's issue. Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller's walking performances, the
contemporary political references in Pedro Reyes's take on classical statuary, and Arcangelo Sassolino's kinetic sculptures all occupy
different temporal wavelengths. Ortega adds that he's "always fighting the hurry of the art world." As are we, which is why we are
aiming, in our updated incarnation, to bring you the best long-form writing on art, the juiciest, time-stretching reads.
Also, in the print and digital version of November's Sculpture - Itinerary, Commissions and ISC News.
November Online Feature: Rage Against the Machines: A Conversation with Pedro Reyes
Pedro Reyes took a new direction in his recent exhibition at London's Lisson
Gallery, bringing the sociopolitical sensibility for which he is best known
to an unexpected form--statuary...