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Sculpture December 1997 Vol.16 No.10

Contents/Complete text in print version available at fine newsstands and through subscription.


Funny Peculiar: Humor and Sculpture in Modern Art and After Minimalism

Humor is more than just an element of modern sculpture. Contemporary sculpture triggers the anxieties and the mysterious reassurances that are humor in action. by Peter Schjeldahl

Dennis Oppenheim: A Mysterious Point of Entry

Dennis Oppenheim talks about process, public art, and his recent exhibition in Mestre. by Carolee Thea

Barbara Zucker's Beauty Myths

Succinct elegance, humor, and virtuosity make Barbara Zucker's work delightful to look at and yet sober to contemplate. by Amy Ingrid Schlegel

Jorge Pardo: Living Without Boundaries

Grafting the traditional forms of architecture, furniture design, and graphic design to sculpture and installation, Pardo crosses over high and low borders of taste and style. by Michelle Grabner


Focus: Luigi Ontani by Laura Tansini

Focus: Yuri Avvakumov by Sarah Tanguy

Focus: Nancy Azara by Jane Harris


Dimensions: Gala Committee Postscript


The Mattress Factory Interview by Elaine King

1997 ISC Outstanding Achievement in Sculpture Student Awards


Florence: Phillip King

San Francisco: Janine Antoni

Los Angeles: Cho Duck-Hyun

Los Angeles: Blane de St. Croix

San Diego: Oliver Jackson

Chicago: Mona Hatoum

Boston: Bill Bell and Janet Saad-Cook

Lincoln, MA: Alejandro Berlin and Joyce McDaniel

Minneapolis: Daniel Oates

St. Louis, MO: Shaun Cassidy, D.F. Miller, Michael Shaughnessy, James Woodfill

New York: Meg Webster

Pittsburgh: Steina and Woody Vasulka

Paris: "L'Empreinte" Paris: Jaume Plensa

Rome: Tom Sachs Kyoto: Mariyo Yagi, Ann Sperry


Purchase, NY: Neuberger Biennial


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