One should probably never admit ignorance, but to abide by that rule would be to deny the excitement of learning. So should I not admit that I did not know all the artists at SOFA New York because everyone knows them? Nah. I am not about to forego one of the most fun things about SOFA, so in order of discovery,….
Tobias Mohl — blown glass vessels (at the Heller Gallery booth) with impossibly thin walls and deceptively simple designs
and, sticking to my maximum of three rule, last but not least, Clea Carlsen — stoneware figures (at the booth of the Jane Sauer Gallery) with as many layers of emotion as there are of sculpted clay