THE VERSATILE MEL CHIN

  SPIRIT 1994white oak, mixed tall-grass prairie plants, steel, industrial patina, sheetrock, paint 12 x 20 x 50 feet In Spirit, an enormous swollen barrel is balanced on a tightrope of grass and grain in a room where the walls bow inward under a surreal strain. Characterizing an uneasy relationship between industry, agricultural America, and nature [...]

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TRAVELING HOME AND BACK — THE WORKS OF JANET GOLDNER

     Janet Goldner is a sculptor whose work crosses many cultures, focusing on the “beauty and genius of each as well as what we have in common.” She has been involved with African cultures since her undergraduate days at Antioch College, traveling first to Ghana and, years later, to Zimbabwe and South Africa. Goldner’s longest [...]