View of Sarah Sze's second floor installation at the Fabric Workshop and Museum, 2013, mixed media, dimensions variable. Photo by Tom Powel Imaging.
Sarah Sze at the Fabric Workshop and Museum, the culmination of the artist's two-year, Center-supported residency with the organization, has been named an Artforum Critic's Pick.
"One of the more poignant aspects brought to mind from Sarah Sze's untitled three-floor installation from 2013 is its deliberate, insistent display of artistic choices," Nicolas Linnert writes in his review. He describes Sze's three floors of work, including Sze's "boulders," constructed with digital prints on fabric: "Sze has transformed information (digital images of rocks) into material objects that could be placed onto the exteriors from which her other works gain flesh. This poetic circularity enlivens the exhibition and the image of the artist in decisive workplace isolation—or less remotely, a contemporary hunter-gatherer processing information and aesthetic value for sustenance." Read more>
Sarah Sze is on view at the Fabric Workshop and Museum through April 6, 2014. Sze will speak about her work in conversation with Hal Foster, Townsend Martin Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, and Carlos Basualdo, Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Curator of Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, at the Fabric Workshop and Museum on Thursday, April 3.