March 23 – April 24, 2010
One of the most significant sculptors of our age, Chakaia Booker has employed discarded tires as her primary medium since the early 1990s. Through slicing, twisting, and weaving tire fragments, Booker creates sculptures of great energy and complexity. These works embody Booker’s creative vitality and provide powerful commentaries on issues of identity, class, gender, recycling, and ecology.
Artist Talk: Tuesday, March 30, Williams Center 108, 4:10 p.m., followed by a reception for the artist.