Robert Gray Murray
Robert Gray Murray is active/lives in New York, British Columbia / Canada. Robert Murray is known for folded and bent sheet metal sculpture, modernist painting.
Biography Robert Gray Murray
The Canadian sculptor Robert Murray was born in 1936, in Vancouver. However, he spent his childhood years in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan eventually moving to Regina to attend art school.
While a student at Regina College, Murray studied painting and print-making. Though he would eventually be drawn to sculpture as his primary discipline, his time spent working in two dimensions would prove important in shaping his later work as a sculptor.
Murray studied with painters Art McKay and Ken Lochhead, and the influence of these abstract artists on Murray’s sculptural work can be easily seen. We could simply compare Murray’s curved metal to McKay’s use of circles, or the solid, bold-coloured paints coating h
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