Group Show in Nassau County Museum of Art’s Contemporary Gallery


ROSLYN HARBOR, NY.- Currents, at Nassau County Museum of Art’s (NCMA) Contemporary Gallery through September 12, 2010, features the work of three artists: Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Benjamin Edwards and Tom Sanford. The exhibition is organized by Elaine Berger for NCMA’s Contemporary Collectors Circle. Jessica Jackson Hutchins is a sculptor whose work is included in the 2010 Whitney Biennial. She has shown in many group and solo exhibitions in this country and the UK. Her work explores the relationships between people and objects and how they both form and inform each other (Artforum). Hutchins says of her work: “I use common and simple objects because they can act as nouns. Strung together, they resonate like catchy song lyrics: chair, bowl, pants. They are also weird together, and loving, too. Sometimes the materials look old or crappy and that gives the sculptures a sense of urgency. They have a ‘by any me