INTERSTICE & EMPHASIS: Artists From The Aljira Collection

The Point of Water, Gallery 128, New York City, 8 feet x 7 feet x 5 inches, steel, 2008 ||| Composed of fabricated & recycled steel objects. In Bamana thought, along with north, south east & west, water is the 5th cardinal point. Water determines where villages are located. Circles symbolize water. Ellipses can symbolize a body of water.

Curator: Carl E. Hazlewood
Artists presenting new work: Kevin Darmanie, Janet Goldner, Grace Graupe Pillard, C. Duane Lee, Freddy Rodriguez, Fausto Sevila

Artists from the Collection: Alec Soth, Will Barnett, Bob Blackburn, Carl Ostendarp, Willie Cole, Don Hazlitt, Emma Wilcox, Eikoh Hosoe

Janet Goldner spends much time in Mali. She makes free-standing steel sculptures and wall-bound installations that reference her artistic lineage going back to the welded sculpture of Julio Gonzalez. But the work also displays her social consciousness and her deep continuing interest in African art.” Carl E. Hazlewood

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