About the Artist
Richard Erdman is an internationally renowned sculptor who creates soaring sculptural works in bronze and stone in the abstract mode. A graduate of the University of Vermont, the artist’s career stretches over three and a half decades. His art is known for its vitality, energy, and light buoyant motion, as if defying the material from which it is formed. The power and life the artist bestows in his work, both daring and subtle, conveys passion and strength, deeply engaging the viewer.
Latest News and Views from the Studio
Richard Erdman will be travelling to Vienna, Austria for an opening at Galerie ArtZiwna in September of 2015. Galerie ArtZiwna has an impressive collection of Erdman’s sculptures in stone and bronze; the gallery will also be screening the 2014 documentary ‘ Richard Erdman; A profile,‘ directed by film maker Amanda Zackem. The opening will be on Septmeber 9, 2015 […]
In the world of the virtual, the actual is a contact high – and nothing is more actual than sculpture. For this reason alone, there is a powerful allure to the sleek, sensuous sculptures of richard erdman. The question then arises, how much of that allure results from the obdurate actuality of Erdman’s stonework, and […]
The sculpture entitled Pique Tu was carved from Carrara statuary marble, quarried from the Apennine mountain quarries in Carrara, Italy which the Romans opened in the years 100 B.C., the same quarries from which Michelangelo derived his marble in the 1500s. Builders and sculptors have flocked to these Apennine mountain quarries for over two […]