New Dimensions in Art

New Dimensions in Art

by Edward Lucie Smith

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Overview


British-born artist Alexander is known for his often large-scale work that encompasses three- and four-dimensional sculptures, paintings and, increasingly, holograms—a medium in which he has become a pioneer. In 1985 he created the largest monumental bronze sculpture in the world in modern times, The Great Tower, at Rutland Water. This was followed by two other major monumental works: Oracle, on Queens Walk by the Thames, created for the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee, and a work made from twenty-four tons of marble for the front of University Hospital Nottingham.
 
Featuring introductions by leading art historian Edward Lucie-Smith and renowned critic Peter Frank, this book offers a highly illustrated introduction to Alexander’s technique and influence.
 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910787762
Publisher: Unicorn Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/15/2017
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Alexander lives in California. His work has been exhibited in London, New York, Sydney, and South Africa.
 

Table of Contents


Foreword
Section 1: New Dimensions in Art
Prologue
Quaisi
Incongruity
Unusual Use of Frames
Computer Manipulations
Block Busters
Holography: Creation in Space
Images in Time and Space
Section 2: Monumental Sculptures
Prologue
Early Paintings
The Great Tower
Oraacles
Duet
The Cross
Small Sculptures and Rocks
Section 3: 4 Dimensional Sculptures and Holography
Pushing the Dimensional Envelopes
Holograms
Holographic Motion Pictures
Chronology
Acknowledgements
 

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