Joel Shapiro

Joel Shapiro, Untitled, 2000

Joel Shapiro is known for creating abstract, geometric sculptures composed of simple rectangular shapes. In Untitled, Shapiro encourages viewers to imagine a figure walking down an exterior wall in the sculpture garden. The sculpture casts a dramatic shadow onto the building. Shapiro’s artwork often challenges viewers to investigate the distinctions between physical and psychological space.

MEET THE ARTIST

Untitled
Artist: Joel Shapiro, American, (b. 1941)
Year: 2000

Music: Peter und Paul reisen ins Schlaraffenland: VIII. Hahnen. Rennen
composed by Franz Lehár
performed by Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin & Michail Jurowski

Choreography: Susan Trevino

Dancers: George Chini, Stephanie Garza, Theone Glosser, Phoebe Hood, Hannah Horvath