Tag Archives: installation art

Sheila Pepe: Strings and Things

pepeSheila Pepe‘s installation of fiber structures, prints and sculpture at the deCordova is an engaging, mid-career retrospective of a groundbreaking artist. Pepe’s spare and often hilarious work sports titles like “Gray Thing with Dangly Bit on Chain” (front left, above) and roams into realms of ancient history with a 2-room installation concerning the demise of Emperors in Rome and China.

Through March 10.

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Maya Lin’s Library

What has Maya Lin been doing lately? Among other things, re-designing a “jewel box” library complex on the historic Smith College Campus. Lin’s innovative design incorporates, among other features, a large, light-gathering prism to bring rooftop sunlight deep into the interior of the library.

https://www.smith.edu/news/maya-lin-shares-design-for-new-neilson-library/

While on campus, visit the College’s Museum of Art, which has a fabulous ladies room designed by Ellen Driscoll and collection highlights like this one by Betye Saar:

https://www.smith.edu/artmuseum/Collections/New-Folder/Art-after-1950/Painting-Sculpture-and-Mixed-Media