James Angus | the artist




The artist James Angus
Born 1970, Perth, Australia.
Lives and works in Sydney and New York.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Sculpture Objects, Sydney Biennale,


Biography and art, auction, artworks, interview, statement, website:









Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.

Extracts from an article entitled "Twisted reality", by Ara Jansen, reviewing an exhibition by sculptor James Angus at the Art Gallery of WA until 2 March 2008.
Bicycles, 2008
Ordinary objects such as a teapot, soccer or basket ball are literally turned inside out, dropped from a great height or expanded to massive scale. Modernist skyscrapers and neo-Gothic castles are inverted or twisted, divided and then realigned in new geometric permutations…
Often derived from experimentation with the geometric coordinates of form, James Angus’s sculptures distort and invert familiar objects – from the natural world to architecture and engineering – revealing new structures and perspectives…


modern & contemporary artists © the-artists.org 1998 -2013