Not Just One Thing
This work was exhibited at Boston Sculptors Gallery in November 2013, and is currently on view in "Excavations" at The New Art Center, Newton, MA through May 9, 2015.
An 11" x 17" exhibition flier .pdf with images and an essay by Christine Temin is available upon request.
In a review in The Boston Globe (October 29, 2013) Cate McQuaid wrote:
A delightful struggle
Two focused, succinct shows are up at Boston Sculptors Gallery. Laura Evans makes arrangements of several similar objects, which read like hieroglyphs. For “Characters” she bends and joins cardboard tubes, and sometimes wraps them in tape. Leaning against the wall, they look like so many dancers stretching at the barre before ballet class begins.
Her “Rune Fragments” series features tiny clay-like bits that looked like bleached small animal bones, knobby and curving. She mounts them on a gray wall in oblique little pictograms. In all these works, there’s a sense of meaning in accumulation, and a delightful struggle to read that meaning, like trying to make sense of a letter in a different alphabet.