Bruce M. Sherman / White Columns, New York

M. Sherman
6 – April 18, 2015
West 13th Street
York, NY 10014

White Columns is proud to present the first New York solo exhibition by
Bruce M. Sherman. Sherman’s exhibition comprises a group of twenty-four, recent
slab-built stoneware sculptures.
Adopting the form of functional vessels – planters, vases, etc. –
Sherman’s works invariably take the form of portrait-like, anthropomorphic
characters. Employing humor as a recurring ‘motif’ Sherman’s ceramic works
suggest a lineage from the proto-surrealist pots of George Orr to the more
recent and often irreverent work of artists as different as Alice Mackler and
Ella Kruglyanskaya. Presented together Sherman’s animated sculptures read as if
a crowd: a polyphony of exuberant ‘voices’ simultaneously at-odds and in-synch
with one another.
Bruce M. Sherman lives and works in New York.  His work has been
included in exhibitions including: “What Is Your Original Face,”
South Willard, Los Angeles; “If you throw a spider out the window, does it
break?” curated by Adrianne Rubenstein, Brennan & Griffin, New
York; “Soft Shock” curated by Lucie Fontaine, Eli Ping Frances
Perkins, New York; “Think Pink,” curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Gavlak
Gallery, Palm Beach; “Plus B,” curated by Amy Granat, Front Desk Apparatus, New
York; and “Six Americans,” Museo Regional  Michoacanao, Morelia,
Mexico.  Sherman’s drawings are featured in Fran Shaw’s newly published
book “Lord Have Murphy: Waking Up in the Spiritual Marketplace.”
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images courtesy of White Columns, and the artist