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Sculpture + Identity - Oakland Campus: Migration

Designed to assists students in Prof. Commandaros's course, Studio Art 1240

Concept Essays

ART21 - Episode #189



Filmed in 2011, David Altmejd discusses the head sculptures that he creates to accompany each new body of work. "Some sculptors make drawings, I make heads," says Altmejd. By using the same materials found in his larger works, he distills his larger ideas into compact form. Works in the film are shown at the artist's studio in Queens, and in his solo exhibition at Andrea Rosen Gallery in Manhattan.

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