Robert De Castro
(1923 - 1986)
Robert De Castro was active/lived in British Columbia, Manitoba / Canada. Robert De Castro is known for abstract carved wood sculpture.
Biography Robert De Castro
Robert de Castro was a sculptor. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and lived most of his life in Victoria, British Columbia where he died.
His medium was primarily wood (usually driftwood) which he carved and stained or painted. His subjects were shape, texture and colour. His style was Abstraction, Abstract Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism (1). His works are usually black or dark blue, often with green or red accents and, in addition to carving, frequently have holes drilled in them.
Quote: "I occasionally think of my work as having kinship with that of the local Indian sailors who worked the early ships on this coast and carved scrimshaw in their off-hours, catching up any tribal or family myt
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