Form poems

The imaginary life of forms captured as still lives. Objects of the everyday experience combine with forms born in the imagination to create form poems.

The pieces shown here are what I consider material or object sketches, They're models for pieces that will eventually be cast in bronze with a matte black finish.

These are currently available as commissioned pieces, DM if you're interested in commissioning one. You can see more of these on the sculpture page here: http://www.kenkelleher.com/#/form-poems/

 

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Working on new forms

The primer layer is on, liking the minimalist feel of these.

 

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Tennis Anyone?

New concept for a sculptures made out of tennis ball rubber & fabric has been added to my future series pieces.

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New Sculpture

New work in progress. Calling this one 'Thresher'. It will be bolted together in 3 sections so I can transport it by hand. Together with all the pieces it weight about 300 lbs

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New Work in Progress

Started working on a series where I combine a larger variety of materials - starting with wood & steel. Also, pushing an exploration of how I connect the pieces.

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Future series

Concept stage of a sphere based sculpture series I’m developing. The spheres can be created in with various textures and finishes in steel or aluminum as well as multiple configurations that suit the space, inside a lobby, or in a public square. In this rendering I’m showing a more earthy finish of textured steel. If you’re interested in helping produce the series, contact me via email.

 

More info on my site at http://www.kenkelleher.com/future/

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New work in progress

Have a new wood piece I'm working on. Have the base started - top elements to be added.

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Sculpture Series

Concept stage of a sculpture series I'm developing. This one is called 'Teardrop' - riveted brushed aluminum.

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New WIP

New piece in progress. Showing the first phase of the initial welding / formation of the elements - second phase is after blackening with heat and sandblasting. Next us will be finish grinding, sand blasting, heating again and sealing with oil & wax.

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New WIP

New sculpture piece in progress

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Wood Sculptures

Getting more into chainsaw carving, both additive and reductive pieces. Here's some work in progress.

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Lightening & Matter

This piece makes me think of the interaction of simple primal elements, similar to what you might see in a Guston painting.
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Wood & steel

Rough cut wood forms floating on skeletal steel structures with minor steel forms added for expression. 

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Composition in wood

Started working with a chainsaw and making some 'sketch' compositions in wood. I'm loving the quickness that I can create forms as well as the feel of working in a material different from steel. 

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