Martin Puryear - Quotes

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At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together. I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture.

At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together. I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture.

The fire was followed by a period of grieving and then by an incredible lightness, freedom, and mobility.

The fire was followed by a period of grieving and then by an incredible lightness, freedom, and mobility.

I realized it wasn't necessary to work in the traditional methods of carving and casting. ---->>>

I felt it was part of the spirit of the whole program to do more than simply make an object. ---->>>

I was never interested in making cool, distilled, pure objects. ---->>>

The site I landed on feels much more isolated than it really is; it's almost magical. Within its limited radius, there was a whole range of the local ecology. ---->>>

Although idea and form are ultimately paramount in my work, so too are chance, accident, and rawness. ---->>>

I think of moving as a kind of saving grace. ---->>>

The work is flowing from an inner knowing of how things really are. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-23, 1941
Birthplace: Washington D.C.
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Occupation: Sculptor
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Martin Puryear (born May 23, 1941) is an American artist known for his devotion to traditional craft. Working in wood and bronze, among other media, his reductive technique and meditative approach challenge the physical and poetic boundaries of his materials.(wikipedia)