The Art Scene: 02.06.20 | Mark Webber Sculpture


Mark Webber Sculpture 

“We Shall Be a City Upon a Hill,” a show of sculpture by Mark Webber of Sag Harbor, will open at Anita Rogers Gallery in SoHo with a reception on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and continue through March 21. The artist’s largest show to date, it will include work ranging from small fragments to standing sculptures eight feet tall.

Mark Webber. Untitled. 2019. Hydrocal, copper, wood and steel. 16″ x 10″ x 8″

Rectangular monoliths with smaller rectangular sections cut out from their center, which Mr. Webber calls “portals,” are a recurrent theme in his work. He also makes wire constructions, drawings, collages, totems, and a variety of other objects that reflect his sensitivity to such materials as plaster, glass, copper, steel, papier-mache, and Hydrocal.

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