3) PATRICK BARRY - SCULPTURE

PATRICK BARRY - SCULPTURE

Website: www.patrickbarrysculpture.com
Email: info@patrickbarrysculpture.com

The poetess and her beads of wisdom

The poetess and her beads of wisdom relates to the spoken, written
word. The jewels of language woven together, encapsulated within the
beads of wisdom,put together to form a symphony of words.

ARTISTS STATEMENT

My work relates to the human experience – be that the human form, figure, energy and experience.
The material I use is mainly Kilkenny Limestone, the tones in this stone go from blue grey to a highly polished black. At times this contrast may play an integral part in the composition of a piece.
This fresh new art form accentuates the relationship of the sculpting to drawing. My sculptures bring forth the vivid contrasts in stone in its natural state to create a three – dimensional drawing encapsulated within the sculptural form. The distinction is that this material isn’t formed by adding but by taking away.
Events/Nominations

Nov 2007 Participating in forthcoming Dublin RDS Art Fair (Nov 16th – 18th).

Aug 2007 Selected for World Mercy Fund Auction.
May 2006 Nominated to exhibit as part of the Florence Biennale ’07, Florence, Italy
Sept 2006 Cork Art Fair, City Hall, Cork City
Jan 2006 RTE Nationwide Feature. (Ref DVD sent via post)

Commissions – Public & Private

2005 Commission for Ballylanders Community, Limerick County Council (GAA Themed
2006 Water Feature, Commissioned by Blackwater Motors, Fermoy, Co. Cork
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Looking through Patricks website, you get a sense that there is so much more to these sculptures than meet the eye. To look at them they are beautiful, to understand them they are breath taking.

I am still intrigued to think these were once big lumps of stone, and locked inside is this thing of beauty and age old wisdom.

It is worth looking through the website to see midnight wave seeking and reclining (if you ever wanted to see what stone would look like if someone was to pour it like wax!). Each sculpture has a story behind it which gives each piece life.

A combination of previous & current works can be viewed on www.patrickbarrysculpture.com

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2 comments ↓

#1 Noel o sullivan0876121161 on 03.15.09 at 10:43 am

Hi Patrick ;
Having a look at your work and I must say that it is very good. What I liked the most about your work is the way that you can express your emotions and feelings withinin the piece, it’s as do there’s always more to your work than what meets the eye.Keep up the good work,I’m sure I will meet up with you again in the future until then God bless take care noel

#2 red on 04.23.09 at 5:04 pm

Yes ther,what is the crack. I got your name from the Hallward Gallery website.Good Luck with the exhibition.I do think i saw your work in a broucher Barry Felly had one time.Any ways, might see you on the night.
Regards, Red.

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