Posted by Allison Barnett on
Acclaimed folk artist Ivan Barnett offers new sculptures for the garden. Each layered, riveted collage is as distinctive and rich as the culture that rises from the black earth in the heart of rural America. "I’ve gone from literal to not literal" "My latest work is far from Pennsylvania German because the abstract shapes are more interesting to me now from a design standpoint" Ivan layers the thin metal and, once the story emerges in the collage, he rivets the pieces in place. A coat of flat black unifies the elements while exacting touches of bold color add...
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