Nairy Baghramian: Déformation Professionnelle

Berlin-based artist Baghramian, who relocated from Iran to Germany as a teenager, creates elaborate installations, each responsive to the site where they are placed. Her sculptures dismantle the gestural aspects of the human body, repositioning them in curious ways. With a wide range of materials, she challenges the definition of sculpture. In conjunction with this solo exhibit, her steel sculpture “Privileged Point” (2014), a curved rod of heavy steel that appears to be rubber, will be installed in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. (Through Feb. 4, Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place, Mpls. $9-$14, free for 17 and younger.