Latest Tweets

Last day at #KIAF2017. More images of our booth here: https://t.co/fv9uEBAHMs https://t.co/xcvz9gHd97
Yesterday

At #KIAF2017 until Sunday! https://t.co/Q7hrfa5Jki https://t.co/GUDbztVN5V
4 days ago

Last day at @artriofair https://t.co/tIa3T9DwqX
2 weeks ago

Last day at @expochicago https://t.co/krDIOpcn5O
2 weeks ago

At @artriofair presenting limited edition works by #DamienHirst. Booth D10 https://t.co/SDMPzPOh0c
2 weeks ago

Join us booth 843 at @expochicago this weekend! #DamienHirst https://t.co/NOGos3U6vO
2 weeks ago

Other Criteria is at @expochicago booth 848 until Sunday 17th September #Damien Hirst #EduardoSarabiahttps://t.co/Oyl50Kve26
2 weeks ago

Gary Webb's first US museum exhibition

March 12, 2012 by Kay

Gary Webb: Mister Jeans

27th May 2012 - 12th Aug 2012

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

This is the British sculptor's first solo American museum exhibition. An exciting and established young contemporary sculptor in England, Webb is wellknown for his use, often in a single artwork, of myriad materials including steel, aluminum, glass, mirror, plastic, brass, wood, brick, spray paint, fabrics, and assorted found objects. For Gary Webb: Mr. Jeans, deCordova will present a survey of Webb’s recent work including two new outdoor sculptures designed by the artist specifically for deCordova’s Museum Entrance Plaza.

Gary Webb creates enigmatic objects that play games with the tradition of Modernist abstraction while commenting on twenty-first century consumer culture. The riot of materials he uses in his work is matched by his exuberant use of color and the compositional complexity of his sculptures, which walk a knife-edge between order and chaos. References to Modern Masters such as Joan MirÀ³, Anthony Caro, and Donald Judd ricochet throughout Webb’s work, which is also informed by high-end furniture design, retail display, the vulgarity of mass-produced objects and advertising, and scads of bling. Overall, Webb’s sculptures are joyful, funny, playful, bizarre, and reflect a truly unrestrained creative imagination. The exhibition’s subtitle, “Mr. Jeans” reflects the artist’s somewhat surreal sensibility.

Gary Webb, Glo Baby Glo, 2009 cast aluminum, car spray paint, wood, brass 66.93 x 45.28 x 59.06 inches Courtesy of the artist and Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY

For more information, please visitdeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum website.