Richard Rezac casts and constructs small sculptures in nickel-plated bronze, steel, aluminum, hydrostone (gypsum cement), painted wood, and other materials. Because drawing is central to his creative process, he often shows two- and three-dimensional works together.
Translated by Elizabeth Volk German sculptor Lutz Fritsch concentrates on art’s basic elements—line, color, surface, and space. The apparent Minimalist simplicity of his painted steel sculptures is deceptive, however; installed outdoors in a variety of urban or natural environments, they unfold into highly complex creations.
Helen Escobedo recently placed 20 painted steel mesh cylinders at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, locating them in a remote pasture far from the galleries and off the main path through the grounds. Each form in Summer Fields consists of a horizontal double cylinder; the outer mesh cylinder is painted red, the inner one yellow.