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Isaac Witkin (1936-2006), The Bathers” 1991, Cast Bronze, @groundsforsculpture . Click on link in Bio to watch an inspiring film featuring rare and newly unearthed interviews of this remarkable artist describing his unique sculpting process - and reflecting earnestly on the challenges and sacrifices of his creative choices. He also discusses his apprenticeship with Henry Moore (@henrymoorestudios ), being part of the “New Generation” of @britishartists in 1960’s London, the groundbreaking Whitechapel (@whitechapelgallery ) show with William Tucker, Phillip King, David Annesley, Michael Bolus. This is followed by “Primary Structures” in the US, the Bennington (@atbennington ) years (David Smith, Frankenthaker (@helenfrankenthalerfoundation ), Noland, Olitski), Marlborough Gallery (@marlboroughlondon@marlboroughgallery ) - and the lifelong influence of African art and culture on Witkin’s work. Witkin was also one of the original artists at @stormkingartcenter. This video is well worth watching in its entirety - you’ll be glad you did - and it’s a must see for anyone who creates, studies, follows, collects, sells, critiques or is otherwise seriously interested in contemporary art and sculpture. Comments are welcome - feel free to like, comment and subscribe here and on YouTube.
NEW BLOG POST SIGHT - a new installation by British artist Antony Gormley has recently opened on the Greek island of Delos. These pictures are a peek at what looks like a rather special visit for anyone that way this summer... to read more about the installation with follow the link in my biog 👆 for the blog I’ve written about it. . #eliskadesign#antonygormley#neon#delos#sight#sightinstallation#britishartist#delosisland#greekart#iwonablazwick #whitechapelgallery #elinakountouri