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Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art Yes I photograph for many reasons. Much of my work has been with public charities to pay back for the opportunities given to me all my life. This year I'm going public with Photography shows and sculptures submitted for folk to enjoy in city gardens and parks. So let me share with you what I do!

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Old March 10th, 2015, 09:11 PM
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Default Photography of my current Abstract Sculpture Fabrication in Ribbons of steel!

This work is for my self!
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Old June 19th, 2015, 01:45 PM
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[img]http://openphotographyforums.com/AK13/DSC03878[/url] Journey Front.jpg[/JPG]


[img]http://openphotographyforums.com/AK13/DSC03879[/url] Journey Side.jpg[p/IMG]

Asher Kelman: Journey

I/8th Steel Wire Maquette for Sculpture in 1" Welded Steel
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I work with 1/8th steel wire salvaged from a wonderfully impressive but discarded decorative steel mesh.









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I/8th Steel Wire Maquette for Sculpture in 1" Welded Steel


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Old June 19th, 2015, 02:15 PM
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I work with 1/8th steel wire salvaged from a wonderfully impressive but discarded decorative steel mesh.









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Nice contrast! Will this be its home living with right angles as its cousins?

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Old June 19th, 2015, 02:39 PM
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This is to be in another room! It's one maquette, front and side view! Norte that the notches and kinks in the steel are just residuals of the recycled steel rods I am using. These will be smoothed out in the subsequent 3D model!

I have my stuff everywhere and need to negotiate with my wife for the space!

Asher
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Computer generated 3D model from "Structure™" 3D scan 2015


As you can see, the original kinks in the steel the wire have been smoothed out!


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Oh gosh, but those kinks are so much a part of the feel of the piece. They give it a very grounded and natural feel in opposition to the clinicalness of the steel. There is a 'wateriness' to the kinks connecting the image of the fish to its natural environment.

Absolutely beautiful piece. I hope you are going to keep the original sculpture. It is unique in its own right.
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Oh gosh, but those kinks are so much a part of the feel of the piece. They give it a very grounded and natural feel in opposition to the clinicalness of the steel. There is a 'wateriness' to the kinks connecting the image of the fish to its natural environment.

Absolutely beautiful piece. I hope you are going to keep the original sculpture. It is unique in its own right.
Wow! You found a fish! What would Sigmund Freud say?

Yes it's a wonderful creature!m

Thanks for visiting!

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Wow! You found a fish! What would Sigmund Freud say?

Yes it's a wonderful creature!m

Thanks for visiting!

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It isn't a fish? It looks fish-like ... head one end, tail the other .... or is it a sculptural Rorschach test?
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It isn't a fish? It looks fish-like ... head one end, tail the other .... or is it a sculptural Rorschach test?
Now you have exposed the obvious fish, I won't be able to keep people in the dark!

The idea is actually to create a playground for the mind. You bring your connections to it and it will host you while you wander around, imagining connections, possibilities and even moving of boundaries!

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I like the fishy metal version, wavy lines in the metal and all
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I like the fishy metal version, wavy lines in the metal and all
Yes, those need to be exploited too.

A great point!
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Asher, I am doubly and duly impressed. First the vision, followed by the execution.

Excellent work, doctor.

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Asher, I am doubly and duly impressed. First the vision, followed by the execution.

Excellent work, doctor.

Best.
Fahim,

This is still a work in progress. Now I have to bend and weld 1" steel to that shape and then polish it and paint it red! Above is my computer generated version, coming from a scan!

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Asher

I too saw a fish immediately before comments- I love the piece being a Pisces relates so well. The delicate nature of the sculpture is so very valid and striking- Also an upside down bird!! Nice to imagine this piece.

Charlotte-
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