July 6, 2009

martin puryear: retrospective



believer 1977 - 1982
© museum of modern art



le prix 2005
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untitled 2005
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ladder for booker t. washington 1996
© museum of modern art




lever #3 1989
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old mole 1985
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big and little same 1981
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confessional 1996 - 2000
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in 2008 the museum of modern art present(ed) a major exhibition of the sculpture of acclaimed american artist martin puryear (b. 1941).
the retrospective featured forty-five sculptures, following the development of puryear's artistic career over the last thirty years...
working primarily in wood, he has maintained an unwavering commitment to manual skill and traditional building methods.


visit the museum's flash interactive site for the exhibition [recommended]
see more modern sculpture






1 comments:

Anonymous said...

These photographs do not do the pieces justice--they are awesome and beautifully constructed works of art.