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June Issue 2009
Hodges Taylor Gallery in Charlotte, NC, Features Figurative Works by Bob Trotman
Hodges Taylor Gallery in Charlotte, NC, will present the exhibit, Here's Looking at You: Figurative Art by Bob Trotman, on view from June 16 through Aug. 15, 2009. Concurrent with his show at the Mint Museum of Art, on view through Nov. 14, 2009, we will spotlight his working drawings in addition to his sculptures.
With a background in
philosophy and literature and, through many years as a furniture
maker, a relationship with wood, Trotman brings a unique perspective
to the world of contemporary figurative sculpture. "I see
my efforts in relation to the vernacular traditions of the carved
religious figures, ships' figureheads, and the so-called 'show
figures' of the nineteenth century," says Trotman.
Trotman's contemporary show figures present a "narrative of corporate human relations - subjects confronted with dilemmas they can neither escape nor understand. Ultimately my story is about rigidity, I think, whether corporate or otherwise, and wood, the very stuff of 'woodenness', serves me well to tell the tale."
For further info
check our NC Commercial Gallery listings, call the gallery at
704/334-3799 or visit (www.hodgestaylor.com).
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