Contemporary Stainless Steel Sculpture

“Sagitta” is the latest contemporary metal sculpture that has been created by Kevin Robb.  Once again, our welders laugh as they think about all their training in welding straight lines.  This contemporary sculpture twists and turns and intersects at all sorts of different angles.  The beauty of these large metal sculptures is that the lines… Read more »

Contemporary Sculptures In The Spring Gardens

Don’t ever believe that stainless steel sculptures are “just silver colored”.  The grind marks on the contemporary scultpures along with the assemblage of the various elements creates a dynamic visage.  And nothing is more enlightening than to see stainless steel sculptures shining bright after a spring rain! This time of year everything seems more intense… Read more »

Creating Stainless Steel Sculptures

Metal Sculpture - Kevin Robb

What could be more fulfilling and exciting than being in the studio creating sculpture?  The stainless steel metal bends, forms, moves with the motionof the tools.  The flat, cold hard metal becoming graceful, fluid shapes; individual shapes being encased on all sides with welding of the metal and then ground smooth to the touch.  The… Read more »

Sculpture and the Neighbors

When someone mentions public art the first thing that comes to mind is a large scale sculpture in a park, or maybe a corporation that has placed a contemporary sculpture in the front of their building.  But, what about sculpture on private property that can be viewed by the general public? Placing large scale sculpture… Read more »

What Does That Contemporary Sculpture Mean?

“All Children are artists.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”  Pablo Picasso. The most beautiful, heartfelt pieces of artwork are often created by children;  a curvy line can be the feeling of a song, a circle filled in with yellow could be the warmth of a mother’s hug, or a squiggly… Read more »

Maquettes: The Art of The Dream

In creating large scale sculptures, or any sculpture for that matter, it all starts with a dream; the dream of turning metal into something unique, transforming a flat sheet of stainless steel into a living object.  The art of creating scultpure in a smaller sized version allows the artist to feel it, change it, look… Read more »

Spring Cleaning in the Sculpture Office

Boxes, piled high in the store room, screaming for attention.  After 33 years of stuffing items into boxes and 33 years of sculpting, it is time to purge.  What a history lesson for a sculptor!  First off, all the slides, slides, and even more slides; then, the piles, piles and even more piles of negatives. … Read more »

Contemporary Sculpture and the Moon

Speaking of inspiration for artists, nothing inspires a person like a brightly lit night with the moon spreading it’s light and enveloping the sculpture garden.  This winter it seems as if there were numerous nights that the moon was particularly bright, or, were there just more nights that the clouds opened up for us to… Read more »

Contemporary Sculpture Inspiration

Where does inspiration come from for an artist – the scenery, the people surrounding him, his meditations, nature?  Kevin Robb’s inspiration for his contemporary sculptures come from all of the above, plus everything else.  Kevin has been sculpting for over 33 years and has more sculpture ideas than will ever be able to come to fruition in… Read more »

Public Art Wins Over Naysayer

Kevin Robb’s Public Art Wins over Naysayers Public art is always fraught with complexities, but even more so in a small, tight knit community such as Wheat Ridge, CO where we live and work.  The Mayor’s Public Art Initiative provided the means for the city to acquire a large, stainless steel sculpture created by Kevin. … Read more »