Richard Tuttle’s Ode to Alexander Calder, Jonathan Griffin, δημοσίεση στο Frieze [8/2/2023]Marilena Pateraki
Richard Tuttle’s work in sculpture, drawing, installation and poetry is delicate and attenuated, rarely exceeding the bounds of carefully measured economy. Subtlety and ambivalence have long defined his oeuvre. This month in Los Angeles, however, he is the architect of something close to a grandiose gesture. ‘Calder/Tuttle: Tentative’ spans two neighbouring galleries, David Kordansky Gallery and Pace Gallery, and platforms a conversation between two artists and two bodies of work, over eight decades apart. At Pace, Tuttle has curated an exhibition of works by Alexander Calder, all from 1939, creating sculptural ‘pavilions’ (as he terms them) for a selection of mobiles, stabiles and works on paper.