the featured sculptors in this exibition credits a different inspiration
However, while the broad range of techniques available would naturally suggest a wide array of forms, the basic techniques are shared, reductive processes; hence the title: Exposure. Each of the works begins as a blown shape – then, through sandblasting or carving, the sculptor subtracts and hones, refining the finished work by exposing layers underneath – or in some cases, eliminating them altogether.
thru reduction-it’s a very painterly approach, and one we think
is going to gain in importance in the coming years.
on his Celtic roots, producing fanciful “artifacts”. Like
the others, he uses incising and grinding to mimic/render images representing
both carving and painting on the original object. MORE
on Eoin Breadon