Sui Jianguo, The Blind #14, 2014, bronze, 35 3/8 x 11 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (90 x 30 x 40 cm)

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Read a review of our Sui Jianguo exhibition in the Los Angeles Times!

Searing and concise, the sculptures satisfy that desire — arguably burdensome for both practitioner and audience — for work that is emblematic and at least vaguely didactic.

Sui, based in Beijing, made the pieces more than a decade ago, in 2003 and 1998, respectively, and has shifted to embodying his experience in far less literal terms. The rest of the show dates from 2014, and nearly every work is provocative and alive… They feel as personal as they are physical. If the earlier works hinged on notions of control, these celebrated process, improvisation, freedom.

– Leah Ollman

Read the complete article here.

Sui Jianguo will be on view at L.A. Louver through October 18, 2014.

IMAGE: Sui Jianguo, The Blind #14, 2014, bronze, 35 3/8 x 11 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (90 x 30 x 40 cm)

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