On View

‘Aaron Curry: Melt to Earth’ at Lincoln Center

'UGLY MESS' (2013) by Curry. (Courtesy the artist and Michael Werner Gallery)

The mid-career Texas-born sculptor Aaron Curry has enjoyed a meteoric rise in recent years with sculptures that are essentially playful extensions of Calder’s sculptural practice, realized in steel, wood and electric colors of paint. Expertly mining and updating a master is no small feat, but his work has always felt a little incomplete: superbly crafted and seductive but too slavishly devoted to its rich source material. Mr. Curry’s 14-work show in Lincoln Center’s plaza is a game changer. Read More

The Clock

Christian Marclay’s ‘The Clock’ Will Return to New York

Still from "The Clock" by Christian Marclay. (Courtesy the artist and Paula Cooper Gallery)

In her Inside Art column in The Times today, Carol Vogel has the scoop that Christian Marclay’s The Clock, a 24-hour video montage that literally counts down the seconds of a full day using clips from throughout film history, will be screened once more in New York. The Clock will be shown for free this summer–“from mid-July to early August,” according to Ms. Vogel–at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium. Read More

Architecture

Architect Charles Renfro on Designing Museums, ‘Profound’ Rejection

Architect Charles Renfro on Designing Museums, 'Profound' Rejection

Architect Charles Renfro was standing on conquered territory Thursday night, as he lectured in a screening room at Lincoln Center. The firm where he is a partner, Diller Scofidio+Renfro, reworked parts of the campus a few years back, slicing open some of the stolid modernist buildings, expanding others. “We like it!” he told the crowd of about 50, of the performing-arts Mecca. “That’s why we got the job!” (David Rockwell designed the lecture room.) Read More