mordicai caeli (mordicai) wrote,
mordicai caeli
mordicai

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Tulwar & Axe.





Yesterday Terra & I went to see Alwar Balasubramaniam's works at Talwar Gallery. He works with molds of his own body & magnetism, mostly; it is pretty neat. "Kaayam" is four pieces that look like he's just stepped out of his skin; "Lines in Fold" are made up of the negative image inside of his clenched fist. "Link" is a fish hook suspended by magnets; very cool but hard to show you unless you go there to see it.



& after that we scooted uptown a bit to Broadway 1602 to see an exhibit of Evelyne Axell, a pop artist & feminist from the 60s. "Femme au serpent" was the most striking piece, for me; the ophidian bronze strikes a deep mythological core. I could stand to look at that all day. "Valentine" was the first piece that really made me start paying attention, though; the helmet justs out & really catches you, & the zipper motif-- oft repeated in her work-- is strongest here.
Tags: art
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments