Summer 2012 — issue 335

Sculpture Collections


Patricia Delahanty
Sculpture For A New Century Debuts At New SUNY College

On June 5, in celebration of the completion of its newest campus, SUNY Orange honored the occasion with the opening of an outdoor sculpture exhibition on the college’s Newburgh campus.

Linda Tagliaferro
Blending Art and Nature: The Nasher Sculpture Center

Melding art, architecture, and nature, the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, Texas, which opened in 2003, sprawls across 2.4 tree-lined acres, and its permanent holdings encompass over 300 works of modern masters and acclaimed contemporary artists.

John Ewing
Murphy Sculpture Garden

As an early example of the “art park” genre of modern public space, the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden at the University of California, Los Angeles, is still something of a rarity–a blend of art and nature where neither upstages the other.

Ellen Lubell
Fondation Beyeler

During Art Basel in June 2012, a significant number of attendees made a pilgrimage by tram to the upscale northern suburb of Riehen and Berowerpark, home of the beautiful Fondation Beyeler, the museum that not only houses the remarkable modern art collection of the late gallerists Hildy and Ernst Beyeler, but also hosts three extensive, thoughtfully curated temporary exhibitions of modern and contemporary art each year.