ARCHIVE – 2002
Polish-born Wojtek Biczysco's iron work, "Passage #3," sits on a rolling, treed, and cultivated pathway. Its vertical lines reach toward the sky, as the winged form on top seems ready to take flight.
Shayne Dark has nestled his sculpture, "In the Shadow of the Sun," in an elbow of rock and perennials. Its smooth, spherical geometry contrasts with the organic forms surrounding it, and the varrying shadows cast by it reflect the passage of the day.
Tom Dean is showing work originally created for the Venice Biennale. His three life-sized bronze dogs from "The Whole Catastrophe" guard and patrol a rock-terraced escarpment.
Reinhard Reitzenstein's bronze plant-form sculpture threads its tendrils around rocks and trees. Its horizontal surfaces seem to invite viewers to take a seat, while the unnerving shapes of cast bronze wasp nests hang beneath.
Michael Toke has created a "hanging garden" - a list of ideas, numbered and edited, "chained together to form a concept." The mixed media piece, which incorporates an empty birdcage, found objects, and a small carved figure suspended from a tree, conveys a sense of loneliness and longing for acceptance