Richard Hugh Fleischner is active/lives in New York, Rhode Island. Richard Fleischner is known for sculptor-environmental, figurative.
Biography Richard Fleischner
Richard Fleischner began to work environmentally in the 1970s; for him
elements of nature could themselves serve as sculptural media.
Fleischner has used hay, sod, grass, and wooden structures to project
universal architectural forms into the ephemera and a variety of
natural settings. The maze, the corridor, and the rudimentary shelter
have been important sources for Fleischner, but he also draws
inspiration from his knowledge of historical monumental sites. These
range from Egyptian pyramids to Greek temples, where the play of
architectural elements is the essence of a place.
Fleischner's La Jolla Project, completed in 1984 and the third work in
the Stuart Collection, is located on the Revelle College lawn south of
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