tc – bass museum of art https://www.bassmuseum.org miami beach Sun, 29 May 2016 21:21:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Ursula von Rydingsvard https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/ursula-von-rydingsvard/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/ursula-von-rydingsvard/#respond Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:28:01 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131005 Ursula von Rydingsvard (b. 1942 Deensen, Germany. Lives New York, NY) Bent Lace, 2014 9.3 x 5.7 feet Courtesy Lelong This bronze sculpture made from a full-scale wood model exemplifies the artist’s mastery of delicate form and nuance with seemingly unyielding material while magnifying the dualities of sensitivity and strength, refinement and scale.

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Ursula von Rydingsvard
(b. 1942 Deensen, Germany. Lives New York, NY)

Bent Lace, 2014
9.3 x 5.7 feet
Courtesy Lelong

This bronze sculpture made from a full-scale wood model exemplifies the artist’s mastery of delicate form and nuance with seemingly unyielding material while magnifying the dualities of sensitivity and strength, refinement and scale.

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Marianne Vitale https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/marianne-vitale/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/marianne-vitale/#respond Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:26:54 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131003 Marianne Vitale (b. 1973, East Rockaway, NY. Lives New York, NY) Ace of Spades, 2015 Steel 9.8 x 29.5 feet Courtesy Contemporary Fine Arts The 60 tons of steel scrap material sourced from a Pennsylvania track yard facility represents the gnarly ruins of an enterprise, a weight of history.

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Marianne Vitale
(b. 1973, East Rockaway, NY. Lives New York, NY)

Ace of Spades, 2015
Steel
9.8 x 29.5 feet
Courtesy Contemporary Fine Arts

The 60 tons of steel scrap material sourced from a Pennsylvania track yard facility represents the gnarly ruins of an enterprise, a weight of history.

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Francisco Ugarte https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/rirkrit-tiravanija-2/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/rirkrit-tiravanija-2/#respond Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:26:00 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=130999 Francisco Ugarte (b. 1973 Guadalajara, Mexico. Lives Guadalajara, Mexico) Sunlight 1, 2015 Steel, cement and lacquered wood Dimensions variable Courtesy Arredondo/Arozarena This ephemeral, site-specific sculpture responds to the sun’s trajectory and position from December 2 to 7, 2015 as 11 wooden pyramids each relate to a specific time starting with sunrise at 7:15 am and […]

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Francisco Ugarte
(b. 1973 Guadalajara, Mexico. Lives Guadalajara, Mexico)

Sunlight 1, 2015
Steel, cement and lacquered wood
Dimensions variable
Courtesy Arredondo/Arozarena

This ephemeral, site-specific sculpture responds to the sun’s trajectory and position from December 2 to 7, 2015 as 11 wooden pyramids each relate to a specific time starting with sunrise at 7:15 am and ending with sunset at 5:15 pm.

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Rirkrit Tiravanija https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/rirkrit-tiravanija/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/rirkrit-tiravanija/#respond Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:24:52 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=130997 Rirkrit Tiravanija (b. 1961 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lives New York, NY) untitled 2015 (don’t shoot the messenger), 2015 CMS-T331 changeable-message sign 9 x 15.7 x 6.6 feet Courtesy Gavin Brown A portable road sign delivers foreboding messages beyond those related to traffic.

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Rirkrit Tiravanija
(b. 1961 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lives New York, NY)

untitled 2015 (don’t shoot the messenger), 2015
CMS-T331 changeable-message sign
9 x 15.7 x 6.6 feet
Courtesy Gavin Brown

A portable road sign delivers foreboding messages beyond those related to traffic.

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Tony Tasset https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/tony-tasset/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/tony-tasset/#respond Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:22:48 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=130994 Tony Tasset (b. 1960, Cincinnati, OH, Lives Chicago, IL) Deer, 2015 12 x 18.5 feet Courtesy Kavi Gupta This 12 foot-high sculpture of a white-tailed deer comically references current environmental concerts in which nature and humans are out of balance.

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Tony Tasset
(b. 1960, Cincinnati, OH, Lives Chicago, IL)

Deer, 2015
12 x 18.5 feet
Courtesy Kavi Gupta

This 12 foot-high sculpture of a white-tailed deer comically references current environmental concerts in which nature and humans are out of balance.

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Michael Sailstorfer https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/sterling-ruby/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/sterling-ruby/#respond Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:21:17 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=130991 Michael Sailstorfer (b. 1979, Velden, Germany. Lives Berlin, Germany) Voila (Dubai 1) and Voila (Dubai 3), 2011 6.6 x 4.8 x 4.8 feet and 7.5 x 3.5 feet Courtesy König By using remanufactured metal sheets and discarded party lights from a traditional Bavarian Biergarten, the objects are imbued with a new physical and functional dimension.

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Michael Sailstorfer
(b. 1979, Velden, Germany. Lives Berlin, Germany)

Voila (Dubai 1) and Voila (Dubai 3), 2011
6.6 x 4.8 x 4.8 feet and 7.5 x 3.5 feet
Courtesy König

By using remanufactured metal sheets and discarded party lights from a traditional Bavarian Biergarten, the objects are imbued with a new physical and functional dimension.

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Sterling Ruby https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/ishmael-randall-weeks-2/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/ishmael-randall-weeks-2/#respond Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:20:07 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=130985 Sterling Ruby (b. 1972 Bitburg, Germany. Lives Los Angeles, CA) Big Yellow Mama, 2013 8 x 4.6 feet Courtesy Gagosian Although the bright color and blocky minimal design suggests the innocence of a child’s toy, the oversized sculpture takes its form from the original 1927 electric chair used for executions in the State of Alabama. […]

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Sterling Ruby
(b. 1972 Bitburg, Germany. Lives Los Angeles, CA)

Big Yellow Mama, 2013
8 x 4.6 feet
Courtesy Gagosian

Although the bright color and blocky minimal design suggests the innocence of a child’s toy, the oversized sculpture takes its form from the original 1927 electric chair used for executions in the State of Alabama.

Lips, 2014
4 x 11.5 feet
Courtesy Gagosian

The curved lines of these powder-coated steel tubes suggest a pop-like ‘soft-sculpture’ of alluring red lips.

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Ishmael Randall-Weeks https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/ishmael-randall-weeks/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/ishmael-randall-weeks/#respond Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:17:15 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=130982 Ishmael Randall-Weeks (b. 1976, Cusco, Peru. Lives Lima, Peru) Paraiso, 2015 8.2 x 16 feet Courtesy Revolver Building bricks stacked and carved by heavy machinery reference the scarred landscape of a destroyed Pre-Colombian funerary site.

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Ishmael Randall-Weeks
(b. 1976, Cusco, Peru. Lives Lima, Peru)

Paraiso, 2015
8.2 x 16 feet

Courtesy Revolver
Building bricks stacked and carved by heavy machinery reference the scarred landscape of a destroyed Pre-Colombian funerary site.

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Ruben Ortiz Torres https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/ruben-ortiz-torres/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/ruben-ortiz-torres/#respond Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:14:28 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=130979 Ruben Ortiz Torres (b. 1964, Mexico City, Mexico. Lives Los Angeles, CA.) Collector’s Backyard Boogie, 2015 3.2 x 2.6 feet Courtesy OMR An abandoned shopping cart customized with paint, gold-plating, chroming, and hydraulics, is transforms into a seductive and dynamic work that references the urban car culture of Southern California.

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Ruben Ortiz Torres
(b. 1964, Mexico City, Mexico. Lives Los Angeles, CA.)

Collector’s Backyard Boogie, 2015
3.2 x 2.6 feet
Courtesy OMR

An abandoned shopping cart customized with paint, gold-plating, chroming, and hydraulics, is transforms into a seductive and dynamic work that references the urban car culture of Southern California.

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Matt Johnson https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/matt-johnson/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/tc/matt-johnson/#respond Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:12:36 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=130976 Matt Johnson (b. 1978, New York, NY. Lives Los Angeles, CA) Twisted Jersey Barrier, 2015 Concrete, wood and steel 3.8 x 12 feet Courtesy 303 Gallery By altering the alignment of a common roadside divider, the object loses function as a controlling agent and becomes an abstraction twisting through space.

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Matt Johnson
(b. 1978, New York, NY. Lives Los Angeles, CA)

Twisted Jersey Barrier, 2015
Concrete, wood and steel
3.8 x 12 feet
Courtesy 303 Gallery

By altering the alignment of a common roadside divider, the object loses function as a controlling agent and becomes an abstraction twisting through space.

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