Exhibition Talk: Meg Webster
A recorded conversation with artist Meg Webster; Matilde Guidelli-Guidi, Associate Curator at Dia Art Foundation; and Caitlin Murray, Director of Archives and Programs at Judd Foundation. The talk focuses on two works, Soft Broch (1984/2022) and Long Gates (1984/2022), on view at 101 Spring Street in New York within the context of Webster’s oeuvre. The three discuss key works from Webster’s career, including works that will feature in and the upcoming exhibition of Webster’s work at Dia Beacon, curated by Guidelli-Guidi, in 2023.
About Meg Webster
Meg Webster (b. 1944, San Francisco, CA) has long been guided by an environmentalist impulse to celebrate and preserve the natural world. She produces both indoor sculptures made of salt, earth, sand, and other natural materials, and outdoor installations designed to enhance the community’s appreciation for and understanding of the earth’s ecosystem. Locations of her solo exhibitions include The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh (1984); the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (1991); The Brooklyn Museum, New York (1992); P.S. 1 Contemporary Arts Center, New York (1998); MoMA P.S. 1, New York (2013); and LMCC Art Center at Governor’s Island, New York (2021). In 2017, Webster participated in the two-person exhibition, Natura Naturans at Villa Panza in Varese, Italy. She also presented her large-scale earthwork, Concave Room for Bees, at Socrates Sculpture Park, commissioned for their 2016 exhibition, “LANDMARK.” A long-term presentation of Webster’s work will open at Dia Beacon in Beacon, New York in 2023.
This talk is in conjunction with Two Walls 1984/2022.