Contemporary Sculpture

Speaking Silence by Judith Taylor The contemplative nature of contemporary sculpture is to a large degree driven by the language of silence. Artists meld form and material seamlessly to create objects that engage and spark our curiosity. Christine Finkelstein, in her article “Studying Contemporary Sculpture” (Sculpture magazine) reinforces this idea of contemplation when she says, … Continue reading Contemporary Sculpture

Grounded in Place

JILL LEAR: Witness Trees of Texas by Judith Taylor Jill Lear’s interest in trees has taken her to far parts of the world. For Lear, trees are a vehicle to explore structure and order. Her expressive work is grounded in place as she seeks to discover the role a particular tree has played in its … Continue reading Grounded in Place

Books REBOUND

Karen Hawkins by Judith Taylor Visiting the bookmobile every week as a child—returning one stack, leaving with another—Austin artist Karen Hawkins has always loved books. “In my childhood they were my escape. I traveled the world through books. I still love to touch them and smell them.” Today Hawkins continues to surround herself with books—decommissioned … Continue reading Books REBOUND