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Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010

Until 2 Mar 15, Dia: Beacon, Beacon, USA

In 1958, the young Carl Andre put down his chisel. Dispensing with a studio and gathering industrial materials such as brick, copper tile or raw timber locally for each show, he proceeded to section or stack them in geometric patterns on the floor, thereby disrupting every convention of sculpture up to that point. And he didn’t stop there. Yet, when the Dia Art Foundation presents “Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010” this month, it will be the first time in 36 years that an American institution has presented a complete survey of the... Read on

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