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Larger Than Life: Biblical Bronzes by Richard Edelman Opening Reception

Date: May 4, 2014Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location:  Show map Jewish Community Campus - Galleria
5801 W 115th Street
Overland Park, KS 66211
United States
Contact: Jill MaidhofPhone: 9133278077Email: jillm@jewishkc.org

Larger Than Life: Biblical Bronzes by Richard Edelman

Opening Reception

Sunday, May 4

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Meet the artist and view more than 25 of his works on display and for sale

About Richard Edelman

More than 25 works on display May 4 - May 31 in the Jewish Community Center's Galleria

"Bronze is an ancient metal which I believe to be strongly narrative...it lends itself to storytelling. My work in bronze began about three years ago after exclusively working in steel and stainless steel. I wanted to engage with the stories you will see told here using an ancient method of creating sculpture.

There is something marvelous about the process of creating a sculpture in bronze...the artist begins with the ancient clay of the earth and the calcified plaster of the ancient sea beds and creates a form with his hands. The model is then molded and cast in metal using the disappearing wax method of antiquity. The hand work is pleasant, sublime, thrilling...silent.

Listen carefully to the cold silence of these bronze pieces. They may speak to you. Feel free to touch them and read their lips."

Richard Edelman was born in Davenport, Iowa and is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, click here.

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