OH: Columbus

Petit Dessert I (Small Dessert I), 1970–1971, Assemblage: Colored polyester, glass salad bowl, 3 1/8 x 4 5/16 x 5 1/8 inches (8 x 11 x 13 cm), Kravis Collection, © The Estate of Alina Szapocznikow / Piotr Stanislawski / 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris, Photo: Roland Schmid.

WHERE: Wexner Center for the Arts.

WHEN: May 19-August 5, 2012, with an opening celebration May 18.

TITLE: Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955‒1972

BRIEF ABOUT:   The show is making its only Midwestern stop at the WEX, will consist of about 100 works by this late Polish artist, in one of the first large-scale surveys of her work outside of Poland. Featuring vulnerable, sexualized, witty and sometimes biographical work, the internationally touring show includes Szapocznikow’s mixed-media sculptures (made from such materials as polyester resin), as well as photographs, watercolors, drawings, and archival and documentary material.

MORE DETAILS: www.wexarts.org.

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