or sounding sculptures, which became his passion and whose sounds he recorded in his remodeled barn in Pennsylvania. These led to his dandelion-form sculptures, consisting of hundreds of carefully welded thin rods in a spray around a center orb, resembling a dandelion gone to seed. The sculpture at hand relates to the dandelion works, this time with the rods contained at welded junctions.
Previews, Catalog, Events, and Bidding
Previews for the auction will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 12 p.m.-5 p.m., and Thursday, May 16, 2013, 12 p.m.-8 p.m., and Friday, May 17, 2013, 9 a.m.-10 a.m.
An illustrated catalog for sale # 2655B is available by mail from the subscription department at 508-970-3240. It is also available at the gallery. There will be a gallery walk, led by Robin Starr, director of the Department of American & European Works of Art on Thursday, May 16th with a reception at 5:30 PM followed by a discussion of some of the auction’s highlights at 6:00 PM. Register online.
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