Video from Maker Faire New York
Here’s my talk from Maker Faire New York. Thanks again to everyone who was there! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FSg_Hn6BSE
WORLD MAKER FAIRE NEW YORK
Just a reminder, I will be speaking this Saturday, September 29, 5:30 – 6:00pm, at the World Maker Faire New York! You can watch it live at the link below, or make the trip to Queens and see the whole show! New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th Street Queens, NY 11368-2950 my talk: http://makerfaire.com/pub/e/9109 full schedule:...
maker faire new york!
I will be speaking at Maker Faire, at the New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street in Queens, on September 29th, at 5:30 pm. Hope to see you there! http://makerfaire.com/pub/e/9109 Check out the weekend long event: http://makerfaire.com/newyork/2012/index.html
I am very happy to announce that LARGE SCALE is now available in paperback. Check it out online or at a bookstore near you!! Also in the news, Robert Murray’s NIMBUS, 1978 (top, installed in Juneau) and David von Schlegell’s VOYAGE OF ULYSSES, 1976 (bottom, during fabrication) are both undergoing restoration. Its great to have such skilled conservators looking after these...
Fairmount Park Art Association - May 7th
I will be speaking at the annual meeting of Fairmount Park Art Association, on May 7th, at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Robert Murray, an artist who worked with Lippincott from the time it opened, and an important innovator in the use of industrial fabrication in the creation of art work, will be joining me. Hope to see you there! http://www.fpaa.org/140_AM.html
Lynden Sculpture Garden - complete lecture
The Lynden Sculpture Garden has posted a video of my talk there last July. Check it out at http://lyndensculpturegarden.org/blog/jonathan-lippincott-lynden-video
Berkshire Fine Arts
Just in time for Christmas! Nice review on the Berkshire Fine Arts website: http://berkshirefinearts.com/12-21-2011_large-scale-fabricating-sculpture-in-the-1960s-and-1970s.htm
I want to thank you all for your support over the last year since the book came out. I am still occasionally on the road; my next talk will be at the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Florida, on February 11th. More dates to come for the spring and summer. I have posted new photos on my website, you can check these out at in the gallery at www.largescalethebook.com. Thanks to the people who have sent...
I will be speaking at the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida on February 11, and they have just posted the listing: http://www.ringling.org/AdultPrograms2.aspx?id=11254 Looking forward to seeing the museum and exploring their collection. I will also be speaking at Swarthmore College, MASS College of Art, and Grounds for Sculpture, dates to come soon for all of these.
Lynden Sculpture Garden and Nathan Manilow...
More information about my talks next week at the Lynden Sculpture Garden in Milwaukee, WI and the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park in University Park, IL. Hope to see you at one or the other or both! http://chicagoartmagazine.com/2011/07/jonathan-lippincott-at-nathan-manilow-and-lynden-sculpture-garden/ ...
Milwaukee and Chicago
I will be speaking at the Lynden Sculpture Garden on July 13, and the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park on July 14th. Both museums have excellent collections of modern sculpture — hope to see you there! http://www.lyndensculpturegarden.org/calendar/large-scale-talk-jonathan-lippincott http://www.govst.edu/sculpture/default.aspx?id=28186
STORM KING this coming Saturday
Want to remind everyone that I will be speaking at Storm King on June 11th. And even if you can’t make it this weekend, I encourage you all to visit at some point this summer. Storm King has done some great new landscaping the past couple of years, and they have more sculpture on display than ever before. Last year was the 50th anniversary of the museum, and this year will also be full of...
I would like to invite you all to a talk at the Storm King Art Center, in Mountainville, New York, on June 11th at 2:00pm. I will be presenting a slide lecture discussing my book, LARGE SCALE, and the shared history of Lippincott, Inc and Storm King. Artists including Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Grosvenor, Robert Murray, Forrest Myers, Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenburg, Tal Streeter, George Sugarman,...
Art Forum has just posted a short interview in their 500 Words column on line. In it I talk with Mara Hoberman about the working process for artists at the Lippincott shop. http://www.artforum.com/words/#entry28086 Also, hope to see you all tomorrow night at SVA! https://app.e2ma.net/app/view:CampaignPublic/id:1409303.7040709481/rid:ae508b65c4ff6a40b1e464e0b1faa6a9
Large Scale at the School of Visual Arts
Please come to a slide lecture at the School of Visual Arts, on Thursday, April 28, at 6:30 pm, 335 West 16th St, room 103H. I will be showing slides and talking about the sculptures included in my book, Large Scale. This lecture is presented by SVA’s summer residency program Reconfiguring Site: New Approaches to Public Art and Architecture. The event is free and open to the public. Hope to...
School of Visual Arts
Thursday, April 28, 6:30 - 8:30pm 335 West 16th St, room 103H New York City SVA’s summer residency program Reconfiguring Site: New Approaches to Public Art and Architecture presents a lecture by author Jonathan Lippincott. In 1966, Donald Lippincott and Roxanne Everett founded Lippincott, Inc., an industrial fabrication shop dedicated exclusively to working with artists to create large-scale...
Here is an excellent article about the restoration of Robert Indiana’s NUMBERS, which were fabricated at Lippincott, Inc. in the early 1980s, and are part of the permanent collection at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. http://www.imamuseum.org/blog/2011/04/05/the-life-and-ages-of-robert-indiana%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Cnumbers%E2%80%9D-from-cradle-to-repaint/
William T Wiley and Don Quixote
50 watts has posted my article about Arion Press’s lush new edition of Don Quixote, with illustrations by William T. Wiley. You can see the art and the article here: http://50watts.com/#1235677/Deluxe-Quixote
I will be presenting a slide lecture and signing books at The Treehouse, at the American Book Center in Amsterdam, on April 19th at 7:00pm. More information on the link below. Hope to see you there! http://www.treehouse.abc.nl/index.php?page=details&itemid=1135
Please join me for a slide talk and book signing at ADA BOOKS in Providence, RI on April 2nd at 7:00pm. I will present a selection of the photographs included in LARGE SCALE, and discuss the process of fabricating large-scale sculpture and the history of this ground-breaking work. Hope to see you there! http://ada-books.com/
50watts (formerly “a journey round my skull”) has posted my article on the sculpture of James Rosati. The article looks at five of his smaller works from the 1960s, and their evolution to large scale sculpture. And take a journey round 50watts while you¹re there, the collection of illustration is truly amazing! http://50watts.com/#1168392/James-Rosati-The-Move-to-Large-Scale
The blog art21 has posted an interview with Richard McCoy, art conservator at the Indianapolis Art Museum, and myself, talking about the process of creating my book, and the large scale sculptures fabricated at Lippincott, Inc. We also talk about the importance of documenting the fabrication and installation of artworks. http://blog.art21.org/
I will be presenting a slide lecture and signing books at the following locations in April. More details to come, and more events as well. April 2 - Ada Books, Providence, RI. 7:00 pm. http://ada-books.com/ April 19 - The Treehouse at the American Book Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 7:00pm (19:00). http://www.treehouse.abc.nl April 28 - School of Visual Art, New York, NY....
LARGE SCALE this Wednesday at the NYPL
I wanted to remind everyone that I will be presenting a slide lecture this Wednesday at the New York Public Library, on 5th avenue and 42nd street. The artist Robert Murray will be joining me to talk about the working process of artists making sculpture at Lippincott, Inc. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held in the Berger Forum (room 227), on the second floor of the...
LARGE SCALE at Ralph Lauren Rugby
LARGE SCALE meets the fashion world — check out this great post on the Ralph Lauren Rugby fashion blog! http://www.rugby.com/blog/post/2011/01/13/Rugby-Culture-Large-Scale.aspx#continue
LARGE SCALE at the NYPL
I would like to invite you to a slide lecture I will be giving at the New York Public Library on January 26. Robert Murray will be joining me to discuss the working process of the artists at Lippincott, Inc. Hope you can join us! http://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2011/01/26/art-book-large-scale?nref=62451
International Sculpture Center
The International Sculpture Center has started a new book reviews blog, and has posted a review of LARGE SCALE. You can also see other great books about sculpture on the blog, and learn more about ISC at their website www.sculpture.org http://iscbookreviews.wordpress.com/2010/12/29/large-scale/#more-216
WALL STREET JOURNAL
I am very happy to say that LARGE SCALE is one of the Holiday Books in today¹s Wall Street Journal! See on page D6 of the print edition, or on-line at http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703727804576017453897399070.html?mod=ITP_fridayjournal_4
I am very happy to say that my post about Lippincott, Inc. is up on the Paris Review site! The post discusses the interaction of the artists and crew, and the process of creating a large scale sculpture from model to finished work. The photos show sculpture by Barnett Newman, Louise Nevelson, and Claes Oldenburg. http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2010/12/07/large-scale-lippincott-inc/
A Journey Round My Skull
The blog A Journey Round My Skull has asked me to write some posts about sculpture, and the first one is up right now. This first post is about a sculpture by Clement Meadmore, Awakening, 1968, which was created for a collection in Melbourne, Australia. The photos and text that I posted are from the instructions created by Lippincott and sent with the sculpture for installation. ...
LARGE SCALE at LALH.ORG
LARGE SCALE showed up on the Library of American Landscape History website, as part of their “What’s New” newsletter, in the story about a tour of Storm King Art Center. Take a look, and check out the rest of their site to learn about the many excellent landscape preservation projects they are working on around the country. LALH is a terrific non-profit, whose work I would...
Travel + Leisure
LARGE SCALE appears in the November issue of Travel + Leisure on news stands now, and also on their website, and their i-pad app! http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/book-large-scale-sculptures
The Dart List
I was happy to see that my slide talk at 192 Books made it on the dart list! Lots of great events coming up, and I hope to see you Thursday at mine. http://www.ai-ap.com/dart/
192 Books -- Slide lecture and book signing
Thursday, October 21st, at 7:00pm 192 Books 192 Tenth Avenue at 21st Street, New York City 212.255.4022 I will present a selection of the photographs included in LARGE SCALE, as well as others from the Lippincott archive, and discuss the process of fabricating large-scale sculpture, and the history of this ground-breaking work. I hope to see you there! http://www.192books.com/
A beautiful show of sculpture by George Sugarman opened last night at the Joan Washburn Gallery. Great to see these early wood works, including Yellow to White to Blue to Black, which I had only seen in photographs before. The show pairs Sugarman¹s sculptures with black and white paintings by Stuart Davis, and its fascinating to see the relationships between these two artists¹ work....
Hello all! LARGE SCALE is here at last. Amazon started shipping today, and it is in stores this week. I will be presenting a slide show of some of the sculptures at 192 Books on October 21st ( http://www.192books.com/ ). More info on that soon, and more events to come!
“What is priceless about this book are its photographs, in which workers are diminished in scale by the gigantesque sculptures they are busy fabricating in the dusky light of the Lippincott atelier. They dramatize an aspect of artistic production rarely discussed as such, which gives the book its art historical value.” —ARTHUR C. DANTO, philosopher and art critic “This book is both an essential...