Of the artist’s work, French writer and art critic Bruno LaVillatte said:
… Cement, metal, plaster. They are all essential to make McLaughlin’s work possible. Necessary to present a form that otherwise would not hold itself, embrace itself, and keep it close. The form looks at us, the light passing through and spreading into space. It becomes the eye that sees and understands, like the birth of the world, a kind of absolute beginning. The original light emerges from this amalgam of cement, resin, plaster, and metal, as if from the beginning of time…
Artist: Larry McLaughlin
Medium: Concrete and glass
Born in Litchfield, MN, in 1956, Larry McLaughlin began sculpting while studying at the University of California at Santa Cruz in the 1970s. Later he worked in painting and printmaking in London and completed studies at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts in Paris in 1988. He splits his time between France and the United States, maintaining a workshop in the Loire Valley, a studio in Palo Alto, and a studio on two acres of desert in Phoenix. McLaughlin’s work can be viewed in galleries in Europe, Canada, and the United States.
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