Writer-photographer Anita Harris particularly liked the delicacy of Darcy Baidiali’s “astonishingly large” thrown sculptural clay pots.
Artists Chihuly and El Anatsui bring to life beautiful worlds based on imagination and the seemingly-mundane.
In pondering the curators’ decisions to highlight these artists, I can’t help but conclude that they’re making a statement about the current state of civilization, politics, and art. But I ask, where do we go from here?
At first, I was put off by Booker’s big black rubber sculptures–but once I understood more about them, was mesmerized by the beauty of their patterns, and the messages they convey.
Not only is each work beautiful and provocative in itself–but the Roni Horn show as a whole, which integrates a multitude of media and art forms, brilliantly encorporates the artist’s multiple talents and her understanding, and our own.