Andre Charles( Sculptor)
Comments for Andre Charles
Biography Andre Charles
Carl Andre was born September 16, 1936 in the United States, he is one of the first representatives of the minimalist trend in sculpture. In his paintings dominated by simple geometric shapes, which he seeks to fit on the canvas many times.
Carl Andre was born in Queens, State of Miami. After high school he enrolled at Phillips Academy, where he studied from 1951 to 1953.
While studying Andre got interesting acquaintances. Among his friends were many sculptors and artists who helped him find his calling in art.
. In 1955, Carl Andre was taken to the army, and in 1956 he began to cost a new life in New York.
. Since 1958, he built sculptures out of wood
. Master is so successful in this direction, that sometimes it works, covering the whole space, which was the main object of the composition.
. Carl Andre (Carl Andre) has always believed that the sculpture is not only a certain structure or object, it is also its environment
. The direction of these products are developed by the sculptor eventually became popular. Fans of intellectual creativity found in his sculptures, many progressive views and technologies, which were later upgraded by the author.
. Of particular influence on the work of this talented sculptor had seen Stonehenge
. Carl Andre was struck by the majestic simplicity and complexity of the forms. He started to embody in his future sculptures of the ancient building technology.
. Among the striking works of the sculptor can find many pieces created by open space, which affect not only the eccentricity, but also the scale.
. One of the most famous sculptures of Carl Andre (Carl Andre) is the square of the 'Steel-Magnesium Plain'
. It consists of 36 square plates. The sculpture is made of steel and magnesium. Despite the simplicity of design, the sculptor has the unique effect of curvature of space. Being close to the site can feel the molecular structure of the environment, which creates the effect of this box.
In general, works of Carl Andre make a lasting impression on others. Visitors to his exhibitions are not walking around the hall with the statues of Andre, they travel on his own works, as virtually all his works smoothly flowing to the environment.