Robert Meyer

Madison, CT
Medium: metal | wood
My first sculpture was inspired by two shadows on a wall. It was the beginning of a lifelong exploration of the relationship between seemingly unrelated forms and the connectivity or manifestation of the space between them; the juxtaposition of opposing forces creating another form altogether. As my work evolved, I began placing form directly against form, using a smooth sphere to create a counterpoint to textured surfaces. Eventually, the textured surfaces became smooth, flat planes and the irregular, rough edges became hard and linear. Plaster became bronze and steel. Flat surfaces were pierced with cylinders of light. Stacked forms became intersected. The evolution continues…