Posts Tagged: Contemporary Sculpture

The Power of Three

The best things come in threes. Or was that just celebrity deaths? –Either way, three is a powerful number. There is something oddly satisfying about a group of three: Three objects can create symmetry, three links can form a circle, and three phrases can make a list lyrical. In Kevin Robb’s latest sculpture in his… Read more »

Drawing Inspiration from Sculpture

It is an artist’s work to inspire the world. Nothing can quite soothe and uplift the soul like a thing of beauty. It speaks a word of understanding and hope that sometimes no one could quite communicate to the grieving or sorrowful. And Kevin’s sculpture Fountain Spirit II does just that. This 12 foot stainless… Read more »

Joining Forces: The Artist and His Art

If you ask any type of artist, they will tell you that the finished product is never exactly what they envisioned when they started creating. They will tell you that you can’t force anything, that you will completely ruin the art if you do. Creativity is not just making something from nothing, but being flexible… 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 »

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 »