20th-21st Century American Sculpture, Mixed-Media

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Industrial Nature: Works by Michelle Stitzlein is a 2017 exhibit at the Springfield Museum of Art which says: "Michelle Stitzlein creates large scale sculpture from recycled materials. She works in a large studio converted from a former grange hall in Baltimore, Ohio." Also see artist's website Accessed 2/17

Machines of Futility: Unproductive Technologies is a 2020 exhibit at the Telfair Museums which says: "This exhibition of interactive and kinetic art highlights artists making machines that use humor and absurdity to question the usefulness of technology." Accessed 10/20

Making Everything Out of Anything - Prints, Drawings, and Sculptures by Willie Cole is a 2017 exhibit at the Snite Museum of Art which says: "This exhibition will focus on a major theme of American artist Willie Cole: his extraordinarily creative repurposing of everyday objects such as steam irons, ironing boards, hair dryers, bicycle parts, and women's shoes to create artworks that comment on diverse subjects such as African art, cultural identity, gender, and sexuality." Also see artist's website.  Accessed 9/17

Martha Posner, Mercy is a 2013 exhibit at the Lafayette College Galleries which says: "In her earlier work, Posner's signature garments are empty vessels filled with associations. In the present series from 2011 to 2016, the previously omitted figures have taken form." Accessed 2/19

Scrap Redefined: Works by Mei Greer and Ronald Nigro, an exhibit held May 2 - August 10, 2014 at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art. Includes exbibit catalog. Accessed April, 2015.

Steve Reber: Anemic Compass is a 2019 exhibit at the Hyde Park Art Center which says: "The exhibition will feature the large sculpture Auto Mending; a full-scale model of an automobile that is stripped down and modified."  Also see artist's website. Accessed 5/19

Trucks: Recent Work by John Himmelfarb was a 2014 exhibit at the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University. The exhibit featured whimsical representations of trucks by the prolific Chicago-based artist. Himmelfarb's works are executed in a wide variety of media including sculpture, painting, and printmaking. An outdoor sculpture made out of an actual truck accompanied the exhibition. The link is to the brochure for the exhibit. Accessed 12/16

Rose Bowl Floats from NPR's Weekend Edition, Saturday, December 29, 2001. Susan Stamberg talks with Rose Bowl float designer Raul Rodriguez about his many creations. Accessed August, 2015.

Indianapolis Museum of Art produced a video titled Robert Indiana, available online through ArtBabble. According to ArtBabble, "After a complete restoration of Robert Indiana's Numbers and many discussions with the artist, Richard McCoy, Conservator of Objects and Variable Art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, shares insight to Indiana's symbolic use of color on the large sculptures. You can see all 10 Numbers at the IMA's Alliance Sculpture Court." This is episode 2. Indianapolis Museum of Art also produced a video titled Lichtenstein / Five Brushstrokes, available online through ArtBabble. According to ArtBabble, "The Indianapolis Museum of Art has acquired Five Brushstrokes, a monumental work by Roy Lichtenstein, commissioned in the early 1980s but never before assembled. The work will be unveiled in its completion for the first time this August at the IMA. The sculpture is considered to be Lichtenstein's most ambitious work in his Brushstroke series. Consisting of five separate elements, the tallest of which soars 40 feet into the air, Five Brushstrokes features a striking collection of forms and colors and is one of Lichtenstein's premier 'scatter pieces'." Accessed June, 2015.


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