Artist of the Day / Ute Schätzmüller / Germany

    It amazes me how Ute is able to show such emotion in her figures with such a minimal amount of actual detail.

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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5 Responses to Artist of the Day / Ute Schätzmüller / Germany

  1. i agree the emotion is so profound and yet the detail near to nil’ – LOVE!

  2. Wow!
    I just saw this post and I feel really really honored!
    I’m trying to find the right words … Thank you! This is an amazing compliment and encourages me to go on!

    Best regards, Ute

  3. I’m glad you like the post. You do have a wonderful talent.


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