Through the Eyes of the Artist


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Title: Through the Eyes of the Artist


Publication: CIA



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Date: 2/13/2011

Someone once asked Napoleon how he managed to conquer the world and make so many people follow him. “It is easy”, he replied, “to achieve this all you have to do is to capture people’s imagination!” Concrete captured my imagination and through using this incredible material I intend to capture the imaginations of a wider audience. Before I ‘discovered’ concrete I worked with a wide range of materials and techniques favoured by many sculptors: bronze casting, stone and wood carving, metal welding. These works were shown in many exhibitions and now some of them are in private collections in Australia and Canada. But none of these materials were completely satisfying. I was searching for one medium which would allow me to cast, carve, and direct model; which would be suitable for small and large scale designs. It was also important that it would be suitable for both indoors and outdoors and that it would be long lasting.

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