July 27, 2016

One of the reasons I love to come to San Diego honestly is because there are so darn many amazing people there. Maidy Morhous (on right) is my sculptress friend from Del Mar. She created at my request the bronze statue 'humanity' during the making of my film 'One'. She...

July 27, 2016

Funny question I know, but this often comes up in the world art and artists who paint, photograph, or sculpt the human figure. Sure it’s all about being in the buff, as one might put it, but what really defines the differences between the two words?

These two words repr...

July 27, 2016

My artwork is embedded in social critique, political and cultural issues. The resistance to the oppression of socially inscribed narratives and socially dominating practice presented sublimely to the viewer and open to interpretation.

These themes are often presented by...

July 13, 2016

I received a phone call, out of the blue, today from an individual from Montreal, Canada, who this summer purchased one of my etchings I created in the 1980’s. A Triptych called “Stillness”. He went  online researching my name and found quite a bit of information about...

July 13, 2016

This post is for all the "non-bronzing" artists and non-artists in general; I am constantly asked as to the method of the Lost wax technique of bronze casting. This U-Tube video briefly gives viewers a glance at the intensity, and seriousness, of the pour. That is heat...

July 12, 2016

Spark’s Gallery show “Physique” features sublime sculptures by Maidy Morhous 

One of San Diego’s premiere galleries is featuring the artwork of internationally known sculptor Maidy Morhous. The gallery will be featuring four sculptures by the artist in the upcoming show...

June 29, 2016

As an artist I often take offense when someone refers to my artwork as a “hobby”. A hobby is defined as an activity done in one’s leisure time for relaxation. An activity or interest pursued for pleasure or relaxation and not as a main occupation.

True, I do not derive...

June 22, 2016

Under the recommendation of my art mentor Dick Swift, I journeyed to Paris France to the world famous Atelier 17 established by longtime friend Stanley Hayter. As a printmaker/sculpture major I wanted first hand immersion in the arts and from the best, and I was not di...

May 16, 2016

I was in my twenties when I first came upon the Ferdinando Marinelli Art Foundry in Florence Italy; a third generation art foundry opened in 1905. I was eager to learn and the foundry was very surprised and seemed thrilled that an American would want to hang out and en...

March 4, 2016

 

 

Art studies focus on line, shape, mass, composition, color, volume, movement. Basically the creation of something that is compositionally correct and aesthetically pleasing. Through the ages drawing and the skill to replicate the human body realistically was held in...

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