Artist of the Day / MAURICE SAPIRO / Connecticut

I found Maurice’s site because he often comments of another blog I follow. 

He does wonderful photography. 

And, I discovered that he produces beautiful paintings as well.




About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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4 Responses to Artist of the Day / MAURICE SAPIRO / Connecticut

  1. urbancurator says:

    I found your site because of your comment on . Blog karma?

    I’m so glad – love your gallery and wonderful posts!

  2. absolutely fabulous!! I love that you share artworks and all of your fantastic projects as well.

  3. barbaraelka says:

    i love his work…and love your altruism

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