Dancer Ryan Van Der Hout
- Painted Steel and Stained Glass
- 80 × 54 × 36 inches
203.2 × 137.16 × 91.44 cm
The graceful movement of a dancer is evoked in a simple and abstract way in this sculpture by Toronto artist, Ryan Van Der Hout. With a rich background in photography, his sculptural works reference the camera's use of light and motion. The position of the blue glass circles is intended to suggest the rhythm of a body in motion. Light is cast through the sculpture's many lenses, traveling across the ground throughout the day as the sun moves. “From a young age, I always wanted to create. Whether it was taking apart tv sets or creating installations out of old lightbulbs, I always had a project.” Ryan Van Der Hout Van Der Hout is a graduate of Ryerson's photography program. His photo-based work has been exhibited in the U.K., New York and in Canada. This sculpture is also available in varying sizes and colours by commission. The sculptures can be lit at night from multiple directions to turn any location into a light installation.