Jerry Bleem + Mark Newport

Date: May 19, 1994 - May 19, 1995
Artist: Jerry Bleem, Mark Newport

Jerry Bleem and Mark Newport both build intricate sculptures that poetically transform workaday materials into objects that make deliberate reference to the human body; its orifices, organs and appendages. In this 1994 exhibition, these two artists exhibit work made with readily available materials. Bleem staples together shredded bits of found cardboard, paper and photographs into hollow vessels that recall fossils and shells, plant life and internal organs. Newport’s sculptures, made of fastidiously knotted waxed-linen threads, evoke states of change or growth.