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Peter Shire

 (born 1947)
Peter Shire is active/lives in California.  Peter Shire is known for sculptor-abstraction.

Biography   Peter Shire


"The art world likes to categorize artists. When I think about my position in the art world, I realize it is extremely mobile because I include and cross over so many boundaries."

Peter Shire's overt dismissal of being defined by a label clearly acknowledges his concern with opening an aesthetic dialogue free of preconceived norms and ideas. A comprehensive and updated understanding of the arts is an essential attribute of his artistic vision.

"If Leonardo were alive today he would probably be working at Cape Canaveral" the artist stated in an interview. Rejecting the limitations imposed by specific fields and "proper" techniques, Shire has transgressed the orderliness of painting or sculpture traditionally defined as the "fin   ...  Displaying 750 of 4505 characters.

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