6 Jun 2013

Sculptural Matter

11 August – 23 September 2012
Supported by Naomi Milgrom AO

Carol Bove, La Traversee Difficile, 2008 (detail), mixed media, 187 x 244 x 122 cm, La Colección Jumex, Mexico

Including video and photography, cast and found forms, installations and assemblages, Sculptural Matter explores a sculptural way of thinking and making from both a historical and contemporary perspective. It includes such iconic works as Richard Serra ‘s Hand Catching Lead (1968) and Alina Szapocznikow’s Photosculptures (1971) and new works by contemporary artists, Thea Djordjadze, Nairy Baghramian, Carol Bove, Gabriel Kuri, Sarah Lucas, Shahryar Nashat, and Tatiana Trouve.

The participation of Nairy Baghramian, Shahryar Nashat and Tatiana Trouve has been supported by Victorian College of the Arts' Master Teacher Program, funded by the Victorian Government through Arts Victoria. Tatiana Trouvé’s visit is also supported by Alliance Francaise Melbourne.

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA)
11 August – 23 September 2012
Duration: Tues-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat – Sun & Public Holidays 11am – 6pm, Mon by appt.
Tickets: FREE
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Supporting Partner: Victorian College of the Arts