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Scott Listfield, “Lost Moments.”

Coming up this weekend on Saturday, June 28th at Gauntlet Gallery in San Francisco, California is “Lost Moments,” a show of new work by Scott Listfield plus new work by his friends and all of it looks fantastic.  Check out more of Scott’s work and work by Simon Stalenhag, Hollis Brown Thornton, Nora Sturges, Rebeccca Chaperon and Wiley Wallace below!

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CHROMO - CHRONO 

As part of our residency program at A SHIP IN THE WOODS, check out new work by Brooklyn based artist Jesse Harding. The works on display will explore overlaid patterns which create new sympathetic systems through color, rhythm, motion, form, vantage, and light.

CHROMO - CHRONO 

As part of our residency program at A SHIP IN THE WOODS, check out new work by Brooklyn based artist Jesse Harding. The works on display will explore overlaid patterns which create new sympathetic systems through color, rhythm, motion, form, vantage, and light.

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From paper come form, elegance and grace 

Allen and Patty Eckman

Cast paper sculpture has been around since the 1950s, originating in Mexico. It should in no way be confused with papier-mâché’. The two mediums are completely different. In cast paper sculpture, the Eckmans first mix an acid-free paper pulp in the studio (“hydro-pulper” from two raw stocks, cotton and abaca). Then, the pulp is cast into silicone rubber molds taken from original sculptures created by Allen and Patty.

The paper is then pressed under vacuum pressure—or by hand—in the mold, where most of the water is extracted at the same time. The drying process is completed by evaporation while the paper is still in the mold. After the dry and hard casts are removed from the molds, the exclusive process of chasing, cast additions, cast alterations, sculpting in paper and detailing begins.

It takes a great amount of time and experience to create each piece. Some works are so painstakingly detailed; they can take many months to complete. The cast paper process is similar to the cast bronze method in many ways. Of course, the finished cast paper product is white, lightweight, and can have an enormous amount of detail due to its properties and the artists’ own inventiveness.

The Eckmans are the inventors of this process. Eckman Method® of Cast Paper Sculpture is a proprietary trademark. Since 1988, Patty and Allen have developed and perfected the medium of cast paper far beyond any other artists in the world. Their work is considered by many critics to be the premier of the industry. Since the paper is acid-free, the sculptures are all museum quality. “We have really enjoyed the development of our fine art techniques over the years, and have created a process that is worth sharing, said Allen Eckman. “We believe there are many artists and sculptors who will enjoy this medium as much as we have.”

http://eckmanfineart.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q—wTAAWWno

Many apologies for this post moving! Deleted in error so re posted,sorry to load your dashes !!

(via scopeartshow)