Archive for the ‘Sculpture’ Category

The Ballad of 14 Gauge

14 gauge wire: it is a ubiquitous, unglamorous hardware store staple and yet for twenty years it has shaped my path as an artist. Every sculpture I create begins with a length of this wire that I manipulate into a small maquette. I then enlarge the model and add volume to the wire framework with […]

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SCULPTURE GARDEN PARTY-Inwood, NYC

Greetings from StudioDave. Come to my ‘hood in the ‘wood (Inwood!) on Saturday afternoon, April 13, to celebrate the completion of RAPTOR Rising*, my 2012 NoMAA Creative Grant project. Make new friends, mingle with old friends, then lose friends fighting over the exquisite treats & libations compliments of Puppycat Enterprises. Or, just get there early […]

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VERNISSAGE 2013-St-Barthelemy

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2 Down 1 to Go (NoMAA Grant Project…)

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My Fingers Have Cuts in Weird Places

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Impromptu Photoshoot with Liora Tzur Last Week…

One of my favorite friends, the photographer Liora Tzur, was in town last week visiting from Israel. On Sunday we decided to do an impromptu shoot with Elizabeth in front of Momofuku’s (upper west side). While Elizabeth and Liora got to work I feasted on cornflake-marshmallow-chocolate chip cookies and a coconut-chocolate shake, happily indulging my […]

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RAPTOR Rising Grant Project Update: Second Configuration Complete!

I have always visualized my sculptures in motion because most look like they are about to leap off their pedestal. Frustratingly, I can’t achieve actual movement because sculpture is by definition static. With the support of a 2012 NoMAA Creative Grant, I have started work on an idea that brings me closer to realizing my vision. […]

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Greek Salad & Aesthetic Divergence

One chilly winter’s night in New York while getting ready for a date with a beautiful architect, I unwittingly launched a jewelry collection. Eager to show up with something less predictable than flowers or chocolate, I improvised two miniature wire-sculptures. This was surprising new ground for me: I had never made anything so tiny nor […]

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Studio Archives (XI): Blood on Fire & Dragon @ The Barn

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Archives VIII: Santa Cruz Studio, circa 1992

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