Interview: Richard Dupont

The pioneering, digitally-minded sculptor shifts toward material and process

Artist Richard Dupont first caught our attention years ago as one of the early artists to experiment with distortions of digital models in a physical space. Fond of manipulating scans of his own body, Dupont has produced everything from shape-shifting statues to resin heads filled with everyday objects. His latest evolution involves two simultaneous shows at Carolina Nitsch and Tracy Williams in NYC. Both exhibitions …

Systemic

Seven artists tackle organizational and cultural systems

An innovative group exhibition, “Systemic” at Carolina Nitsch Project Room tasked seven artists to submit work representative of their relationship to process and organization. The result is a mixed bag of takes on systems and structures that range from the mathematical to the organic. Each personal approach has implications for collective behavior, with the exhibition functioning as a kind of societal meditation on the way …

Dallas Art

The serious scene with a down-home spirit

A recent invitation to the Dallas Art Fair piqued our interest initially by the range of 78 participating galleries and artists like Erwin Wurm bringing his “Beauty Business” from the Bass Museum in Miami, and Zoe Crosher creating a site-specific installation of her Michelle DuBois project as part of the simultaneous Dallas Biennale. While we didn’t expect to encounter a domestic event in the scope …