ABOUT THE ARTIST Drawing from sources across the natural world, and driven by relentless curiosity, Richard Fishman’s sculpture practice spans more than fifty years. Fishman’s creations are both engaging and beautiful. They draw you in with their allusions to the familiar in nature and beguile using opposing tensions within each piece. The complexity of the surface and its counterpoint … [Read more...] about Richard Fishman: BREAK, BLOW, BURN
Surrealist sculpture attempts to make physical the mental, emotional psychologic worlds within. In the 1920s, the Surrealism movement began as artists and writers began to explore the inner world of dreams and fantasies and continues today.
Artist Statement Whether creating sculptures or paintings, it is a desire to fall deeper and deeper into my imagination that compels me. A desire to be surprised to discover what I am actually dwelling upon in the often obscured parts of my being. I like to strip away at what arises in my vision until it makes a kind of complete sense although I may not understand it quite yet. I work until the … [Read more...] about Allen Linder
D.W. Martin’s surrealist sculptures offer a different, enchanting view of the world at Erie Art Museum’s Holstein Gallery. One of the advantages of visual art is its ability to capture that which is difficult to express in words. Such is the concept of objective chance, a key element of surrealism. Writer Andre Breton is credited with originating it. Salvador Dali was perhaps its … [Read more...] about “Pairing Similarities” by D.W. Martin at The Erie Art Museum
https://vimeo.com/117674269 Much of John Edmark's work celebrates the patterns underlying space and growth. Through kinetic sculptures and transformable objects, he strives to give viewers access to the surprising structures hidden within apparently amorphous space. While art is often a vehicle for fantasy, his work is an invitation to plunge deeper into our own world and discover just how … [Read more...] about John Edmark – Blooms
Michael Joy is a surrealistic artist working out of Chicago. In three dimensional media he works with molding and casting, often bringing together contradictory and complementary objects. He also works with photoshop and digital collage. We've featured the sculpture below, but more work is visible at michaeljoyart.com with prints available for sale. ST: You've spoken about being … [Read more...] about Michael Joy