“Sculpture is my primary art expression. My background is technical in nature and over the years has turned to the human form. Most of my work is of people with great body language and expression, or an abstract of the same. I am qualified in Forensic Facial Reconstruction and find the human face and form the most extensive pallet imaginable.”
Lunch With Rodin: Matisse
by Tomi LaPierre
Bronze on hardwood base
13″H x 9″W x 3″D unmounted
From the series Lunch With Rodin. Using elements from the artist’s work, it is my concept on how Rodin might have perceived these great artists had they ‘done lunch.’ They are done with a touch of humor and much humbleness.
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