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New Martin Artwork Gallery Show: “Funny Ball”

Sculptor and installation artist Claire Lieberman explores the relationship concerning enjoy and conflict in modern society.

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 Thursday, March 10, 2022 08:56 AM



Amusing Ball by Claire Lieberman. Photograph by Ken Kashian, 2022.

A new show by multidisciplinary artist Claire Lieberman is featured in the primary exhibition place at Muhlenberg College’s Martin Artwork Gallery.

Amusing BALL operates March 10April 9. An opening reception will be held from 6–7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 10. 

Lieberman’s solo show functions very polished black marble sculptures put in in a dynamic, activity-like structure and similar solid paper prints. Her task explores the romance involving play and conflict in contemporary tradition. The exhibition catalog contains an essay by Nancy Princenthal.

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Claire Lieberman Demonstration

While on campus, Lieberman held a stone carving workshop for superior sculpture college students.

Lieberman is a sculptor and set up artist who brings together such resources as marble, Jell-O and video clip. In accordance to her web site, her work explores a vary of dichotomies, together with “the elegant and the quirky, motivation and danger, indulgence and guilt.” 

Lieberman is also recognized for her prints and sculptures of toy guns in glass. Her glass guns and photography can be discovered in the new e book, Loaded: Guns in Up to date Art by Suzanne Ramjlak and Schiffer Publishing 2022. UDBO – Unidentified Hazardous Wonderful Objects is a reserve about her sculpture published with Massey Klein Gallery.

She has had solo demonstrates at Massey Klein Gallery, NYC Gebert Up to date, Scottsdale Incredibly hot Wood Arts, Brooklyn THE LAB, NYC Marcia Wooden Gallery, Atlanta PDX, Portland Seoul Artwork Center, Korea the College of Alaska, Anchorage Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University and Southeastern Louisiana College.

Lieberman not too long ago exhibited in line of sight. lethal eyesight, mudac museum, Lausanne, Switzerland, which traveled as Im Visier, to Discussion board Schlossplatz, Aarau, Switzerland. Group demonstrates incorporate Daydreaming, Massey Lyuben Gallery, New York, NY Mein lieber Schwan (My Dearest Swan), ACC Galerie Weimar, Germany The Food stuff Display: The Hungry Eye, Chelsea Artwork Museum Up in Arms, Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, NY New Prints at the Worldwide Print Center, NY and PULSE New York with Marcia Wooden Gallery. Her do the job has been penned about in Sculpture magazine, The New York Instances, Art on Paper and ARTnews

Lieberman has been given awards from MacDowell (2022) Escape to Produce (2022) The Arctic Circle, Territory of Svalbard National Endowment for the Arts Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris Friche La Belle de Mai, Marseilles, France Künstlerhaus, Salzburg, Austria and Yaddo. 

The Martin Artwork Gallery is found in the Philip Johnson-developed Baker Heart for the Arts on the Muhlenberg School campus at 2400 Chew Road, Allentown PA 18104. The Martin Artwork Gallery is open up Tuesday by means of Saturday, midday-8 p.m., and the Gallery’s Galleria House is open up every day, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. 

All exhibitions and programming are absolutely free and open to the general public. For even further information and facts, make sure you get in touch with the Gallery Director Paul M. Nicholson at [email protected] or 484-664-3467.