Season of Sculpture to unveil sixth season

 

Season of Sculpture to unveil sixth season

 

Date: September 12, 2011
by: Loren Mayo | Community Editor

 
 

 


Now in its sixth season, Sarasota’s Bayfront Park will soon be home to 10 new large-scale sculptures.

This year's Season of Sculpture exhibit, “Under Azure Skies,” reflects a range of styles that use natural materials, evocative and iconic subject matter with an organic emphasis.

“This exhibition was curated with the idea in mind that there is a power and significance that is unique to the man-made object,” says John Henry, the exhibit’s curator.

The exhibition was first shown in 2007, at Art St. Urban I in Lucerne, Switzerland, where it has remained until now. After the exhibition, the show will travel to Florida International University, in Miami.

The sculptures will be installed in late October, with the public unveiling in November. Sarasota Season of Sculpture offers free docent-guided tours during the exhibition, which runs through May 2012.

For information, visit www.sarasotaseasonofsculpture.org.

Contact Loren Mayo at lmayo@yourobserver.com.


Featured works
“Big Red Tumkin” by Verina S. Baxter (steel)
“Untitiled” by Chakaia Booker (rubber tire and stainless steel)
“Squirt” by John Clement (painted steel)
“Untitled” by Isaac Dunacn (stainless steel)
“Complexus” by John Henry (steel)
“Untitled” by Terry Karpowicz (granite, steel and wood)
“Mercury, Marys and Venus” by Peter Lundberg (copper, steel and colored concrete)
“Portal” by Albert Paley (natural patinac core and steel)
“Oh’d” by Bret Price (galvanized steel)
“Crown” by Douglas Schatz

 

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