Posts Tagged: Contemporary Metal Sculptor

The Perchability of Sculptures

Things look different from a bird’s eye view, don’t they? People look smaller from up in the air when jet streams catch feathered wings and carry them aloft to new perches. We, as humans, are always out to find the next best thing to make our lives better, but I have a feeling, so are… Read more »

Contemporary Sculpture Vs. Vectors

Stainless Steel Sculpture

I’m a friend of the Robb”s and decided that I wanted to move to Colorado after finishing grad school. The Robb’s have graciously opened their home so I have a place to stay while job searching. By training and education I’m an analytical chemist. I like to know how and why things work; math, equations,… Read more »

Art and Healthcare = Positive Results

There was a great article in the WSJ on August 18, 2014  (http://online.wsj.com/articles/more-hospitals-use-the-healing-powers-of-public-art-1408404629?KEYWORDS=art+and+healthcare+facilities) touting the benefits of the healing powers of art in healthcare facilities.  For years the thinking was that art work in a healthcare facility should just be soothing, nature based, and possibly loosely figurative.  Today the trend is moving towards more contemporary… Read more »

Should I Buy This Sculpture?

“Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.” Oscar Wilde Once in a while a quote will jump out and speak directly to you, and this is the case with this quote. And let’s take it the next step, not in the creating of art but in collecting art. We… Read more »

4 Unique Aspects of a Kevin Robb Sculpture

Unique aspects of Kevin Robb

 Kevin’s designs are fabulous!  They are free flowing and graceful.  Contemporary and classic all at the same time. Kevin’s quality of craftsmanship is not to be compared!  All edges are ground smooth, the individual elements are cut into one another rather than just sat upon the top of each other and there are never any… Read more »

The Naming of A Sculpture

Naming Sculpture-Love Your Lover

How does an artist go about naming a creation?  It depends on so many different factors including the artists’ intention of the piece as well as the individuals observing the sculpture.  A contemporary sculpture invites a viewer’s interpretation and many times a name on a piece will influence this interpretation. This week the naming of… Read more »

A Sculptor’s Favorite Piece

Kevin Robb creating sculpture

Many people are curious as to my most favorite sculpture created in the last 30+ years of sculpting and the answer is easy – it’s the next one I’m about to build!  It is the creating that is the thrill!  Once a sculpture is completed the beauty of it lives on by itself and I… Read more »

Process of Creativity

Stainless Steel sculpture as public art

It has always been pure joy to experience a sculpture “coming alive” and this process can take on many forms.  A new sculpture being created in the studio is a free flowing process, cutting the metal and welding the different curves.  Then, stepping back and letting the metal speak to what needs to happen next… Read more »

Quality Always Wins In Contemporary Sculpture

Quality of sculpture - Kevin Robb

Elle Décor magazine (Nov 2012) conducted “The Luxury Survey”, a survey of more than 400 members of Elle Décor’s Designer Registry.  “Quality beats everything else in determining what constitutes true luxury, with 68% of designers citing it as the single most important factor.  No other aspect reached even double digits in the survey.” When collecting… Read more »