The shiny bright yellow colour of this engaging sculpture accentuates its elegant form.
This is Alexander Caldwell. The Calgary based artist is known for his playful, minimalist pieces forged from stainless steel and coated in a high gloss paint. This intriguing piece is a continuous fluid circuit of loops that almost appears to be in motion.
The Yellow Circuit sculpture alone measures, 32 H x 36 W x 26 D inches. Weight: 130 lbs
Base measures base is 38 x 17.5 x 17.5. Weight 100 lbs
Total overall sculpture dimensions 70 H x 17.5 x 17.5, 230 lbs
“….the colour that transforms the industrial origins of my materials has become so important to the simpler shapes of my new work that it’s as if the metal has become an armature for the paint. “ Alexander Caldwell
He was born in Whitehorse, Yukon. Alex Caldwell studied with Artist Katie Ohe at Alberta College of Art (now called The Alberta University of the Arts) graduating in 1985. He established Alexander Caldwell Design Ltd, in a warehouse that he converted into a studio and foundry. His work has been exhibited in Calgary, Miami, Chicago, Scotland, and Switzerland. It is widely collected in both private and private collections including the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Disney Tokyo, the W Hotel Korea, and Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts. Caldwell lives and works in Calgary.