Joel Shapiro | the artist

The artist Joel Shapiro
Born Sept 27 1941, New York, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Postminimalism, Sculpture Objects,

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Works in the MOMA collection


Joel Shapiro: "The problem is to register a thought in space, to somehow externalize a thought or feeling into space, into the world."

A selection of five large cast-bronze and painted cast-aluminum sculptures by the American artist Joel Shapiro...

This sculpture moves between abstract form and human representation. As Shapiro says, 'I am interested in those moments when it appears that it is a figure and other moments when it looks like a bunch of wood stuck together.'