Storm King Art Center Turns 60 Years Old

Experiences on these 500 acres of site-specific, large-scale art in the Hudson Valley are never the same

“It was seeing birds moving along the landscape,” John Stern, president of Storm King Art Center, says of his earliest memories at the picturesque outdoor museum in New York State’s Hudson Valley. Stern was born the same year that his father (H Peter Stern) and paternal grandfather (Ralph Ogden) opened the monumental sculpture park. And since that day in 1960, Storm King has welcomed wanderers, wonderers, …

The Clark Art Institute’s Sprawling Outdoor Exhibition, “Ground/work”

Commissions from six contemporary artists dot the museums picturesque 140-acre campus

A cultural fount set within the idyllic Berkshires, the Williamstown, Massachusetts-located Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (aka The Clark) opened its first-ever outdoor exhibition, Ground/work, this month. Commissions by six international contemporary artists comprise the non-prescriptive, non-hierarchical experience, wherein guests are welcome to explore the sculptures at their own pace—scaling hills and wandering fields and forests along the way. Guests can view all of the large-scale …

Artist Kalliopi Lemos Explains Her New London Sculptures, “The Plait” + “Bag of Aspirations”

From the Frieze Sculpture Park to Mayfair Art Weekend, the sculptor expands her Tools of Endearment series

Greek-born, London-based artist Kalliopi Lemos extends her Tools of Endearment sculpture series with two large-scale works which debuted during this year’s Frieze London—one as part of the fair’s sculpture park and another as part of the tangential Mayfair Art Weekend. Through these towering public pieces, Lemos intends to spark conversations about outdated perceptions of the role of women in society. These two works, “The Plait” (2020) and “Bag …