Artists Space

Invisible Forces, Jim Sanborn

January 9 – February 13, 1982

Jim Sanborn will utilize suspended compass needles, theatre lights, large rectangular stones and naturally magnetic Lodestone to create a sculptural installation entitled, Invisible Forces. In a closed illuminated environment, Sanborn makes use of the natural magnetic field of the earth and sets up an opposing directional field, forcing them to work with and against each other.

Jim Sanborn is a sculptor who lives in Washington, D.C. His work has been shown in Washington at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Diane Brown Gallery and also at the Baltimore Museim in Maryland and the Virginia Museum, Richmond, Virginia. Invisible Forces is Sanborn's first installation in New York City. Howard Fox, Curator at the Hirshorn Museum, Washington, D.C., selected Jim Sanborn for the U.S. Projects series.

The U.S. Projects series has been funded by the Museums program of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Programming at Artists Space is partially supported by funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Jerome Foundation.