Photograph of Artist PAUL CARBO
PAUL CARBO
Spencer, West Virginia - United States



Original Artworks (16)

Paul Carbo; Emily Dickinson, 2010, Original Sculpture Wood, 20 x 62 inches. Artwork description: 241 Custom handmade, free- standing wood cabinets as life- size caricature of Emily Dickinson...
Paul Carbo
Original Wood Sculpture, 2010
20 x 62 inches (50.8 x 157.5 cm)
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Paul Carbo; Teddy Roosevelt, 2005, Original Sculpture Wood, 2 x 5.9 inches. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood cabinet as life- size caricature of Teddy Roosevelt ...
Paul Carbo
Original Wood Sculpture, 2005
2 x 5.9 inches (5.1 x 15.0 cm)
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Paul Carbo; The Chef, 2006, Original Furniture, 2.4 x 5.8 inches. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood cabinet as life- size caricature of The Chef ...
Paul Carbo
Original Furniture, 2006
2.4 x 5.8 inches (6.1 x 14.7 cm)
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Paul Carbo; The Gardener, 2007, Original Sculpture Wood, 2 x 5.7 inches. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood cabinet as life- size caricature of The Gardener ...
Paul Carbo
Original Wood Sculpture, 2007
2 x 5.7 inches (5.1 x 14.5 cm)
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Paul Carbo; Bob Dylan, 2005, Original Sculpture Wood, 2.2 x 5.7 inches. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood cabinet as life- size caricature of Bob Dylan ...
Paul Carbo
Original Wood Sculpture, 2005
2.2 x 5.7 inches (5.6 x 14.5 cm)
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Paul Carbo; Andres Segovia, 2009, Original Sculpture Wood, 21 x 68 inches. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood cabinet as life- size caricature of Andres Segovia ...
Paul Carbo
Original Wood Sculpture, 2009
21 x 68 inches (53.3 x 172.7 cm)
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Paul Carbo; Jerry Garcia, 2009, Original Sculpture Wood, 2.2 x 5.9 inches. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood cabinet as life- size caricature of Jerry Garcia ...
Paul Carbo
Original Wood Sculpture, 2009
2.2 x 5.9 inches (5.6 x 15.0 cm)
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Paul Carbo; Mark Twain, 2009, Original Sculpture Wood, 1.9 x 5.8 inches. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood cabinet as life- size caricature of Mark Twain ...
Paul Carbo
Original Wood Sculpture, 2009
1.9 x 5.8 inches (4.8 x 14.7 cm)
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Paul Carbo; Frank Lloyd Wright, 2007, Original Furniture, 222 x 67 inches. Artwork description: 241   Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood cabinet as life- size caricature of Frank Lloyd Wright ...
Paul Carbo
Original Furniture, 2007
222 x 67 inches (563.9 x 170.2 cm)
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Paul Carbo; The Butler Wine Cabinet, 2007, Original Furniture, 1.4 x 6.1 feet. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood wine cabinet as life- size caricature of a butler ...
Paul Carbo
Original Furniture, 2007
1.4 x 6.1 feet (0.43 x 1.86 m)
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Paul Carbo; Buster Keaton, 2007, Original Furniture, 2.4 x 5.6 feet. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood cabinet as life- size caricature of Buster Keaton ...
Paul Carbo
Original Furniture, 2007
2.4 x 5.6 feet (0.73 x 1.71 m)
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Paul Carbo; Franklin Roosevelt, 2008, Original Furniture, 1.8 x 6.2 feet. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood cabinet as life- size caricature of Franklin Roosevelt ...
Paul Carbo
Original Furniture, 2008
1.8 x 6.2 feet (0.55 x 1.89 m)
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Paul Carbo; Ben Franklin, 2008, Original Furniture, 1.8 x 5.9 feet. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing, stained wood cabinet as life- size caricature of Ben Franklin ...
Paul Carbo
Original Furniture, 2008
1.8 x 5.9 feet (0.55 x 1.80 m)
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Paul Carbo; John Lennon, 2009, Original Furniture, 1.8 x 5.9 feet. Artwork description: 241  Custom, handmade, free- standing wood cabinet as life- size caricature of John Lennon. ...
Paul Carbo
Original Furniture, 2009
1.8 x 5.9 feet (0.55 x 1.80 m)
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Paul Carbo; Katharine Hepburn, 2008, Original Furniture, 1.9 x 5.3 feet. Artwork description: 241  Custom, wood, free- standing cabinets as life- size caricature of Katharine Hepburn ...
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Original Furniture, 2008
1.9 x 5.3 feet (0.58 x 1.62 m)
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Paul Carbo; Albert Eintsein, 2007, Original Furniture, 1.9 x 5.9 feet. Artwork description: 241  Custom handmade, free- standing wood cabinets as life- size caricatures of famous people ...
Paul Carbo
Original Furniture, 2007
1.9 x 5.9 feet (0.58 x 1.80 m)
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Artist Statement

I started messing round with wood in 1999 while still working as a graphic artist for the Los Angeles Times. We all worked on computers at that time and I was craving to do art with my hands like we used to back in the "dim time" before computers. I initially started to build small functional art pieces for children. Things like paper and pencil holders. I then progressed to larger caricatures of famous people I thought kids should be aware of like Abe Lincoln and Mark Twain, still intended as furniture for children. I would store the finished cabinets in my living room. They mingled well with my other furniture and and found I using them to store CD's,books ans such. At that point I said to myself " Why wouldn't grown-ups like this kinda thing"? I left my job at the newspaper, forged on and continued to build....

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