Vignettes

 

Impressions from the artist’s studio: marble dust, new works, sculpture commissions, special projects


Shimmering and lustrous, the bronze Seri Tai is both energetic and timeless, a spirited dance of tension rendered in a storied metal. Like the beguiling mathematical object of the Möbius Strip, Seri Tai is a closed loop and a universe unto itself, formed by curving...


Here at the studio, 2024 begins with the exciting announcement of a new sculpture commission by Melissa Morgan Fine Art: a monumental public artwork destined for Reno, Nevada. Carved from a 40-ton block of white Carrara marble quarried from the Apuan Alps, Belladonna will rise...


The Vermont sculpture studio is a work of art in its own right: “Annex”, designed by Brian Mac of Birdseye, renowned architectural studio based out of Burlington, Vermont, is equally inspired by both the artist’s sculptural language and the agrarian context of the surrounding horse farm....


Contemporary sculpture, Spira demonstrates that wonder can be conjured at any scale. Carved from stone formed nearly 200 million years ago, it is part of Earth’s primordial past, now bursting forth with motion. Like a Möbius strip, the surfaces of Spira twist and turn; its sweeping curves...


Approaching abstract sculpture can be intimidating. It has its own language, expressed by the artist through form, color, line, and texture. Artists who make abstract sculpture create their own dialect, born of individual creativity and building on the vernacular of artists who came before: Henry...


The Apuan Alps cradle the world's most precious white marble and stretch 55 Kilometers between the Serchio and Magra rivers across Northern Tuscany.  Carrara, Italy, where Richard has worked for over 40 years, is nestled in the mountain range along the Carrione river. Richard’s sculpture is...


Nothing quite compares to seeing a work of art take its place in the world. It goes from an idea to a vision to a material reality, but the cycle is not truly complete until the work becomes integrated into its environment. The world has...


The Year of Monumental Sculpture We are wrapping 2019 with a tremendous sense of gratitude for the many opportunities the year has presented. It has been one of immense growth and creative risk with several works in marble coming to completion, Richard pushing the limits of...