Diana Al-Hadid and Gregory Volk
2012/13 STUDIO CONVERSATIONS
Friday, October 12, 2012, 7:00 pm
New York-based artist Diana Al-Hadid creates complex sculptures that push the limits of their physical properties to create a sense of precarious balance and impending collapse. Her work has gained international attention, including recent solo exhibitions at Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas; Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Murcia, Spain; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; and Nevada Museum of Art, Reno. She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including grants from The Joan Mitchell Foundation; Nimoy Foundation; Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation; and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. She also received the Nucci Award and was a USA Rockefeller Fellow and a Fellow in Sculpture, NYFA. She is represented by Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York.
Gregory Volk is a New York–based art critic and curator. A contributing editor for Art in America, his articles, essays and reviews have appeared in many publications, including Parkett and Sculpture. Volk has curated numerous exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad, and holds the position of Associate Professor at the School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University.