Saturday, August 16, 2014

Sculpture part 1

Bruce Dehnert. Kiln load
Bruce Dehnert. Kiln load1
Bruce Dehnert. Kiln load2
Bruce Dehnert. Kiln load3

The gesture and forms in this biomorphic piece are a part of a larger sculpture that is being fired much in the same way that a plane taxies whilst completing its journey.  The forms are thrown, cut apart, altered and reassembled.

Some aspects of the piece are methodically planned, whilst others evolve spontaneously through the handling of the materials.  I delight in this ongoing exploration of figurative ceramic sculpture and installation.  The ambiguity, the transformation...

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