Review

Minime-alism: Sheila Hicks at Sikkema Jenkins and Chuck Webster at Zieher-Smith

Installation view of Sheila Hicks's show at Sikkema Jenkins. (Courtesy the artist and Sikkema Jenkins)

The sizable Sheila Hicks exhibition at Sikkema Jenkins assembles pieces from throughout her long and successful career, but is not a retrospective. The bulk of the show is given over to what Ms. Hicks does best and is best known for, the letter-sized, wall-mounted tapestries she calls minimes; and these, not only because of their astonishing formal consistency over more than five decades, but also by the very nature of their construction, preempt any progressive, linear view of her work. Read More