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Eric Nelsen

 (born 1954)
Eric Nelsen is active/lives in Washington.  Eric Nelsen is known for pottery-abstract figure.

Biography   Eric Nelsen


Eric Nelsen assembles many diverse objects and images into his sculptures. He uses wood fire techniques, coupled with cast figures from popular culture, that combines elements of Japanese ceramics, American consumer culture and modern European painting, which force the viewer to investigate. He might use an African mask head, a Tang dynasty horse, numerous archaic vessels, a figure with a posture from the 19th century French painter, Ingres and a scale model of Noguchi's "Black Sun" sculpture (all in the same piece).

Nelsen apprenticed to the national treasure family of Michiaki Kaneshige in Bizen, Japan. He received sponsorship from sculptor Isamu Noguchi, who had a significant influence on the course of his work.

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