"At 80, Ceramics Legend Ron Nagle Is Still Perfecting His Otherworldly Scultures," Artsy Online, by Alexxa Gotthardt, December 3, 2019
Leave it to Ron Nagle to imbue something as mundane and funky as cheese with poetic significance.
On a recent afternoon in his San Francisco home and studio, the 80-year-old sculptor hiked up his sleeve to reveal an upper-arm tattoo depicting a hunk of holey Swiss, or maybe Tilsit. “Cheese means good things in one’s own lifetime,” Nagle told me with a smile. “And I guess I got the cheese.”
In Nagle’s unique parlance, cheese stands for success—and a couple weeks after his 80th birthday, we spoke about wha
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