Other sizes at different prices might be available upon request. Posters available from artist's main website.
Expansion | Bronze with Electricity | 76 x 35 x 17" | 193 x 89 x 43 cm
From the moment we are born, the world tends to have a container already built for us to fit inside: A social security number, a gender, a race, a profession or an I.Q. I ponder if we are more defined by the container we are in, rather than what we are inside. Would we recognize ourselves if we could expand beyond our bodies? Would we still be able to exist if we were authentically 'un-contained'?
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>>To read about the story of Expansion please visit Paige Bradley's Blog and go to the Expansion page.
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Paige Bradley is an internationally acclaimed sculptor, known for some of the best contemporary figurative sculptures today. She has held studios in Carmel, Brooklyn and London--where she currently resides. Her collectors range from celebrities to corporations, universities, and private individuals.
Born in Carmel, California Paige knew she was an artist at a young age. Paige started drawing from life by age ten and by fifteen began leaving home every summer to study at art schools. She has been casting bronze since she was 17 and is accomplished in all aspects of the process. She often creates her own molds and patinas in order to keep the quality at the highest level.
Paige’s subject matter is more of a journey within rather than a illustration of idealism. She believed that through the figure an artist could speak a universal language that is timeless and profound. She has made sculptures that challenge weight and space, creating some of the most remarkable contemporary bronze around today. But Paige’s work is so much more than what meets the eye; the spiritual and humanistic aspects captured within the form leave us thinking about our own journey and connections.
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