Posts Tagged ‘Sculpture’

The Year of the Griffin

Chimeras have been haunting artists’ portfolios since antiquity. Now they’ve infiltrated mine! An enduring symbol of courage and protection, the griffin is an apt mascot for 2021.

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21st Century Scyphozoan Man

Do you enjoy long ocean swims far from the beach? Then you know all about that inescapable urge (and the epic effort it takes to ignore it) to focus single-mindedly on SHARK! when you exercise at sea. I fight this pointless instinct with a useful distraction: I imagine an alternate school of fish in the […]

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FUGUE Foliage

…So I just got the windows squeaky-cleaned here at The Chelsea Treehouse to facilitate a clearer view of our luxury, organic, sustainable, bespoke, artisanal green housing development in progress by Mr. & Mrs. Squirrel’s ACME Nest Builders LLC. Well that plus now you can my new sculpture better from outside too. Drop by or climb The Treehouse! 

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Acrobat installed in Philly + MARVEL/NETFLIX Cameos

Hi Everyone, Greetings from StudioDave! Acrobat has mounted a permanent handstand outside the FMC Tower at Cira Centre South/Philadelphia, PA. Framed by the Schuylkill River and bold architecture of Pelli Clarke Pelli, Acrobat can also be viewed while riding a glass elevator up to Cira Green—a cool new one acre park ten stories above street level. The […]

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An Octopus, a Shark & Two Dancers…

INTRODUCING Mira/Bovo: a double portrait juxtaposing contemporary dancers Mira Cook and Giorgia Bovo, inspired by their astonishing performances last fall with Indelible Dance in No Man’s Land—choreographed by Robin Cantrell (NYC)—during which Mira Cook was eight months pregnant.

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Mira/Bovo: Coming Soon

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]I’m typically averse to sharing studio photos of sculptures in progress because the requisite interminable gestation phase (2-6 months) is called “the ugly stage” for a reason. But if I photo-shop the bejeezus out of it veiling the flayed skin, eviscerated viscera and surface scars for a warm minute, well then:

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Coming Soon…

Octeryx is still in the “womb”, but already growling, scratching and clawing to get out. Measuring over six feet in length, Octeryx is poised to become one of my largest ever prototypes. (When creating new work, my typical working scale is 2-4 feet). This latest piece shares the menacing, alien/sea creature-like characteristics exemplified by my Raptor, Monarch & Crush sculptures.

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Public Art, TV Cameo & Chasing Moose in Montana

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Drawing w/ Steel: My 3D Sketchbook is now online @ Artinjection

  Steel wire has been my primary drawing medium for nearly three decades. Its mix of resistance and pliability allows me to easily generate the sketches on which I base my larger works. My improvisational technique has become so refined over time, however, that the majority of my new maquettes are fully formed as is. […]

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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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