Artist of the Day / John Tyler / Remote Studio

I have posted a few photos on John’s kinetic work, but you must check the you-tube videos to appreciate them.  “The carefully inset natural stones add an organic appeal to a contemporary sculpture that is engineered to perform flawlessly for many years.”  “Stainless steel abstracted fish dance and swim above a patina’d steel structural post.”  “Kinetic sculpture by John Tyler
Stainless steel; approximately 10 feet tall.”  “Kinetic sculpture by John Tyler; stainless steel, about 12 feet high, moves in the breeze. Counter- weighted, balanced components move in random, unpredictable manner.”  “A captivating dance of unpredictable action, also presenting near-collisions of moving elements that challenge logic.”      “A mesmerizing kinetic sculpture in stainless steel with a very wide range of motion –both vertically and horizontally.”

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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1 Response to Artist of the Day / John Tyler / Remote Studio

  1. mobius faith says:

    Love these kinetic beauties.

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