Jim’s art challenges us to think, enables us to feel, and encourages us to react. His sculpture — whether figurative, contemporary, or abstract — is a conduit for dialogue. A dialogue in which every answer leads to the next question.
At first Utterance is a lot of yelling and screaming but the art is about the opposite. Jim’s focus was on his 5-year old granddaughter who said “why can’t they just talk Pops.”
His art reads at many levels. For instance, Point of View tells a story of respect, intensity, and of putting differences aside.
2.C is about seeing in a different way; more depth, physical mass, spirit and space. 2.C is not an object, it is a question to be pondered.
After a long career built from monumental bronze, West is now bringing his bold style and passion to contemporary art with a new series of interactive sculptures incorporating light, kinetics, and sound. West’s newest figurative works not only showcase his depth and breadth as a fine artist, but also reveal a thought-provoking narrative of the times. No matter the subject, West’s richly textured sculptures reveal underlying layers of intention that stimulate, resonate, and simply makes us think.
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