Fall 2014 — issue 344

The Fall 2014 issue’s theme is ‘Sculpture in The Moment’.  Sculptors Kara Walker; Anna-Wili Highfield; and Nele Azevedo have their own feature articles.  The sculpture at Burning Man and Zozobra events and at SculptureWalk Sioux Falls is also explored.


Elizabeth Helm
Sculpture View

A prominent rotating outdoor sculpture show in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, “Sculpture Walk Sioux Falls,” is on view until April 15.

Jodie A. Shull
Made to Disappear: Nele Azevedo’s Minimum Monument

Brazilian installation artist and sculptor, Nele Azevedo (b. 1950), began her unique “interventions” in urban settings to express her dissatisfaction with conventional public monuments

Wolfgang Mabry
Sublime Sculpture By Community

Two towering, figurative, sculptural objects have for many years been created in the American West once each year, only to be destroyed in ceremonial burning for crowds of enthusiastic spectator/participants that have grown larger over time.

Marie-Adele Moniot
Paper – Transient and Enduring

When the artist Anna-Wili Highfield first began her career, well before her intricately stitched paper sculptures of animals became sought after by art and design circles, she worked as a scenic designer for Opera Australia.

Ellen Lubell
Gone! Melted Away Before Our Very Eyes

On view for only eight weeks, from May 10 through July 6, 2014, Walker’s giant sugarcoated polystyrene foam sculpture, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby, an Homage to the unpaid and overworked Artisans who have refined our Sweet tastes from the cane fields to the Kitchens of the New World on the Occasion of the demolition of the Domino Sugar Refining Plant, created a huge media stir and attracted 110,000 visitors to an enormous, empty Domino Sugar Refinery on the edge …