Barry X Ball, “Envy,” 2008–2010.
Golden Honeycomb Calcite, 22 x 17-1/4 x 9-1/2 inches.
Private Collection, Basel, Switzerland.
Barry X Ball, “Purity”, 2008–2009.
Golden Honeycomb Calcite, 24 x 16-1/2 x 11-1/4 inches.
Private Collection, London, UK.
Sala del Trono, Ca’ Rezzonico..
Photo courtesy of Francesco Allegretto.
Museum of 18th Century Venice, Ca’ Rezzonico
4 June–11 September 2011
In conjunction with the 54th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, Ca’ Rezzonico presents Portraits and Masterpieces, a solo show of American sculptor Barry X Ball, curated by Dr. Laura Mattioli. Ball’s work incorporates both the traditional and the contemporary, directly engaging the history of art while stretching the boundaries of technique.
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