Grace 1, Oeil, and Ame Pourpre

Description

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

Media

Grace 1 - Concrete, bullseye glass, and metal (84” x 12” x 8”)

Oeil - Concrete, bullseye glass, and metal (88” x 13” x 6”)

Ame Pourpre - Concrete, bullseye glass, and metal (86” x 14” x 10”)

Year: 2010

About the Artist

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.

Art for Purchase

Prices

Grace 1 - $11,500

Oeil - $12,000

Ame Pourpre - $11,500

Purchase Information

To purchase a sculpture, call 206.275.7609 or email miparks@mercergov.org.

Where is it?

Greta Hackett Outdoor Sculpture Gallery, Located along the I-90 Corridor on Sunset Highway between 77th Ave SE and 80th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040, USA