Photograph of Artist GEORGE HART
GEORGE HART
Northport, New York - United States



Original Artworks (4)

George Hart; Cagework I, 2005, Original Sculpture Other, 7 x 7 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is a seven- inch diameter one- of- a- kind acrylic sculpture assembled from thirty identical laser- cut components. Each part is a kind of S- shape.  They form an intricately interwoven
George Hart
Original Other Sculpture, 2005
7 x 7 inches (17.8 x 17.8 cm)
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George Hart; Eights, 2007, Original Sculpture Other, 6 x 6 inches. Artwork description: 241  This six- inch diameter paper sculpture is made of sixty identically shaped parts. Parts of any one color form a type of tetrahedron, and there are five such, deeply interlocked. No glue or other adhesive is used; the parts just hook into each other. I call this ...
George Hart
Original Other Sculpture, 2007
6 x 6 inches (15.2 x 15.2 cm)
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George Hart; Compass Points, 2003, Original Sculpture Wood, 14 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241  It is hard to convey the sense of motion which this sculpture creates as it bursts out in all directions. Compass Points is a 14- inch diameter one- of- a- kind sculpture assembled from identical pieces of laser- cut wood ( solid aspen) . From a distance, it is ...
George Hart
Original Wood Sculpture, 2003
14 x 14 inches (35.6 x 35.6 cm)
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George Hart; Whoville, 1998, Original Sculpture Aluminum, 35 x 35 inches. Artwork description: 241  Whoville can be seen as 60 identical
George Hart
Original Aluminum Sculpture, 1998
35 x 35 inches (88.9 x 88.9 cm)
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Artist Statement

As a sculptor of constructive geometric forms, my work deals with patterns and relationships derived from classical ideals of balance and symmetry. Mathematical yet organic, these abstract forms invite the viewer to partake of the geometric aesthetic. I use a variety of media, including paper, wood, plastic, and metal.

Classical forms are pushed in new directions, so viewers can take pleasure in their Platonic beauty yet recognize how they are updated for our complex high-tech times. I share with many artists the idea that a pure form is a worthy object, and select for each piece the materials that best carry that form.

Because my works invite contemplation, slowly revealing their content, some viewers see them as meditation objects. A lively dancing energy moves within each piece and flows out to the viewer. The integral wholeness of each self-contained sculpture presents a crystalline purity, a conundrum of complexity, and a stark simplicity....

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