by Brian Goslow
The New England Sculptors Association has two shows currently on view in the region. The first, curated by L’Attitude Gallery owner Betty Bothereau at Bridgewater State University’s Maxwell Library in Bridgewater, Mass., features 60 works from over three-dozen artists in a wide variety of materials from traditional bronze, marble and wood to found objects and mixed media, and continues through October 15. The second, “Art in Nature,” is on the grounds of The Fells, the historic estate & gardens located on Lake Sunapee in Newbury, New Hampshire, and can be enjoyed daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October 10.
“Pavel Schmidt: Franz Kafka: Verschrieben & Verzeichnet — Written & Drawn” features 49 drawings by Schmidt, a painter, illustrator and installation artist from Switzerland, that explore Kafka’s creative process. Each work is complimented by a portion of previously unpublished writings by Kafka that are presented in their original German form and accompanied by English translation. The show can be seen at Harvard University’s Carpenter Center for Visual Art through October 16.
The South Shore Art Center (119 Ripley Road, Cohasset, Mass.) is hosting a “RISD Reunion” of five artists who began their careers at the Rhode Island School of Design in the 1960s from September 16 through October 16. Works by Todd McKie, Richard Merkin, Karen Moss, Leigh Palmer and Phyllis Gay Palmer can be found in major museum and corporate collections throughout the United States.