Jim Kempner Fine Art is pleased to announce Carole A. Feuerman’s newest hyper-realistic sculptures on display at Mana Contemporary. The Golden Mean opens September 29th with a reception from 1-6 p.m. From Manhattan, Mana Contemporary is accessible via PATH train to Journal Square. Please visit www.manafinearts.com for location hours.
Curated by Jim Kempner Fine Art director Dru Arstark, Feuerman’s newest collection of work will be displayed on Mana Contemporary’s refinished exterior grounds. The centerpiece of Feuerman’s solo exhibition is a towering 16-foot male diver moments before doing a back dive. Feuerman’s main focus for this piece was the diver’s arched body and the sensuous c-shape it creates. The Golden Mean debuted in the fall of 2012 on the riverfront in Peekskill, NY as part of an installation for the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art.
Other new works featured in this outdoor exhibition include Feuerman’s iconic Grande Catalina, monumental Survival of Serena, monumental Brook with Beach Ball and monumental Quan, a larger-than-life cast bronze female figure resting peacefully atop a stainless steel ball. Shown for the first time are three new installations: a sculpture of Olympic gold medalist, swimmer Lauren Perdue, floating in a site-specific pool in a backstroke pose; Monumental City Slicker, a painted bronze female bust depicted enjoying a soft mist of rain on her face and Geyser/Birth a video collaboration with Italian video artist Michangelo Bastiani. This interactive video installation is featured inside Mana Contemporary, depicting one of Feuerman’s figures erupting from the earth.
Carole Feuerman is internationally recognized as one of the world’s most renowned hyperrealist sculptors with a highly established career that spans over 40 years. During this time, she has had six museum retrospectives of her work and has been featured in art fairs all over the world. Such exhibitions include the Beijing Biennale, the Armory Show, the Florence Biennale of Contemporary Art and the Venice Biennale. She maintains both a studio and the Carole A. Feuerman Sculpture Foundation at Mana Contemporary.