Visit Austin Ballard this Friday in the Artist Studios at MAD.
Austin Ballard’s practice offers a platform for questioning our heavily designed lived environments by merging them with those objects and places that often appear uncategorized, unstable and inhospitable. Serving as a connection of man-made architecture and the natural...
Every final Friday throughout the run of Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound, MAD invites musicians to create sound recordings with the installation of sonambients in the exhibition. Studio Sessions may be booked in one hour segments.
Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Crafts (now Museum of Arts and Design)
Photo courtesy American Craft Council Archives
The artist manipulating the tops of rods shaped like cattails, using individual fingers to move specific rods, to create a complex sound
Photo by and courtesy of Beverly H. Twitchell
Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound
Forged sterling silver
4 × 4 × 1/8 in. (10.2 × 10.2 × 0.3 cm)
Courtesy of Leah Gordon Antiques
Photograph by Richard Goodbody
The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia