Profiling: Will Ryman in Art in AmericaSep 10 2009 - Oct 10 2009
Mary Barone of Art in America interviews Will Ryman in anticipation of his upcoming exhibition, A New Beginning, opening September 10 at Marlborough Chelsea. Barone traces Ryman's career and influences from his days as a playwright "creating short fast-paced scenes that explored characters with twisted pysches" to his current body of work "an installation made up mostly of larger-than-life size roses." For Ryman these roses interspersed with replicas of trash common in Ryman's earlier bodies of work, "become a symbol of global consumption. It's used to sell everything from greeting cards to candy to healthcare. It's another kind of reckless abuse of man and nature."
Click here for the full story.
Photo by Mary Barone