Andy Zimmermann, Rebar, 2017. Welded rebar and steel, digital photographs, Plexiglas, and aluminum, 9 x 20 x 17 ft.

Andy Zimmermann


Boston Sculptors Gallery

The back gallery at Boston Sculptors is small, dim, and oddly shaped. But under the hand of Andy Zimmermann, it became vast and colorful— a panorama of construction and destruction, a maze of welded rebar, translucence, imagery, and mirrors that immersed viewers in the illusion of being in the midst of a work site. Rebar was the culmination of a decade’s worth of perambulations in Boston, Zimmermann visiting construction sites with Nikon DSLR in hand, sometimes challenged by suspicious foremen on the lookout for OSHA or immigration officials. Although a sculptor, Zimmermann displays a sophisticated eye for pictorial composition and texture, lingering on the contrasting strata of crumbling concrete …see the entire review in the print version of May’s Sculpture magazine.