Sculpture's Surfaces, East and West

Koplos, Janet
October 1999
Surface Design Journal;Fall99, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p36
Trade Publication
The article focuses on various sculptural works that emphasizes the importance of a sculpture material's surface. The importance of surface character distinguishes the works from mainstream 20th-century Western sculpture. Most craft works which put a premium on the aspects of surface can be considered convenient. One reason that crafts emphasize surface is that vessels have exterior interest, but the critical concern is the interior, which may or may not have the same shape, color and texture or even material.


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