1520_m

Installation view, 2012, Kate MacGarry

1526_m

Bellarmine IX, 2012 ceramic, 50 × 28 × 30 cm

1521_m

Installation view, 2012, Kate MacGarry

1529_m

Promenading, 2010 wool, acrylic, oak tray frame, 188.5 × 123.3 × 4.5 cm

1535_m

Bellarmine VIII, 2012 ceramic, 50 × 42.5 × 18 cm

Work / Art

What’s On: Renee So at Kate MacGarry Gallery

There’s something surprisingly human about Renee So’s work. Currently perched in front of a series of the artist’s knitted portraits at the Kate MacGarry Gallery, So’s sculptures aren’t just works on plinths but friends together in a room, each of them individual but all part of the same clan – dark grey or gold in colour, and bulbous. Pointing as much to Hellenic antiquity as the German Bellarmine stoneware from which the series takes its name, So’s sculptures are filled with composite references and ideas, and are so very, very friendly.