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ArtAround Roswell 2022 - 2023 Temporary Sculpture

Dalband Satellite Flower

Richard Herzog | Athens, GA

Location: Don White Park

Materials:  Steel
Dimensions: 8′ x 7′ x 9′
Available for purchase: Contact Elan@RoswellArtsFund.org to learn more.

ARTIST STATEMENT: 

As an artist I do not have the answers, I feel my role is more like an activist. I do not create work with a political agenda nor have a politically motivated view. My role is to bring awareness to the society in which we live and to the subjects, objects and ideas that permeate our culture in a subordinate or subversive manner.

My work explores botanical forms, the lack of interaction between man and nature, the artificialization of nature, and the patterning that occurs in nature. These sculptures talk about organization and the chaotic nature within natural and manmade forms. I look at how items are composed and their many parts, then abstract their elements-keeping true to there inherit qualities. Some sculptures are more organic in form as if growing or flowing from group to group, mimicking ivy or spring flowers sprouting here and there. All a combination of a systematic organization of natural forms possessing a chaotic multi-layered visual effect creating a metaphor of our world, dominated by its rapid pace and over-stimulation.

Explore the artist’s website: 

https://www.rickherzog.com/

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