The Easel

The 6 Most Provocative Pairings at the Met Breuer’s New Sculpture Show

Sculptures of the human body try to replicate a real human presence. Traditionally, they have been white and flawless. An “exceptionally provoking” show attempts to broaden the canvas, so to speak, to make sculpture more inclusionary. “Excellent … a morgue, a menagerie, and (perhaps?) a mea culpa on behalf of historically-flawed museums everywhere”.