Doris Salcedo

FROM WHITE CUBE: Doris Salcedo makes sculptures and installations that function as political and mental archaeology, using domestic materials charged with significance and suffused with meanings accumulated over years of use in everyday life. Saucedo often takes specific historical events as her point of departure, conveying burdens and conflicts with precise and economical means. Text from the Tate Museum: Shibboleth reflects Salcedo’s belief that modern art museums themselves enact this form of exclusion as histories of twentieth-century modernism have until recently largelyRead more

Ruth Asawa

Random thoughts while running…this mornings’ meditation on Ruth Asawa: A remarkable life: spent time in Japanese internment camp in Santa Anita, Ca. as a child. She later went on to Black Mountain College in North Carolina in 1946, where she studied with Josef Albers, Buckminster Fuller, Max Wilhelm Dehn, Merce Cunningham an others. One of Albers assignments was to say “good morning to you” in color.   Cornell, Daniell. The sculpture of Ruth Asawa: contours in the air. University ofRead more