The Meeting of Leaf and Stone

The Meeting of Leaf and Stone

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 in Commission, Exhibition

Richard Erdman is pleased to announce a series of new sculptures recently installed by landscape architect Enzo Enea, whose gorgeous tree museum sits on the site of a 14th century monastery outside Zurich, Switzerland. Sprawling beside Enea’s design research campus, the 18-acre tree museum is home to a breathtaking collection of 50 tree species, a […]

Richard Erdman: A Profile

Richard Erdman: A Profile

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 in Video

Fine art resonates at the deepest levels. It speaks in tones we understand before we recognize the language. In this special documentary film highlighting the history and process of Richard Erdman, we travel with the sculptor from the hush of the Vermont mountains to the renowned marble quarries of Carrara, Italy. His legacy is one […]

Public Placement in Houston, TX

Public Placement in Houston, TX

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 in Commission

Vermont artist Richard Erdman has been selected to produce Crescendo a massive sculpture for a new public park to be built by the Parkside Capital Land Trust and in Houston, TX. The commissioning of this piece represents an ongoing commitment to bring art into public spaces and private development projects. A monumental work more than […]

Feature in Modern Magazine

Feature in Modern Magazine

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 in Exhibition, Press

Art and Nature at a Museum of Trees Four new sculptures by Vermont sculptor Richard Erdman were recently installed by the landscape architect Enzo Enea at his tree museum in Zurich. Erdman’s works join a group of sculptures by other contemporary artists that are permanently installed amidst the more than two thousand trees collected by […]

Commission from Seoul, Korea

Commission from Seoul, Korea

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 in Commission

Artist Richard Erdman announces a major public art commission from Seoul, South Korea. This is the first installation in South Korea for Richard Erdman, who has been commissioned by that country’s most prominent upscale fashion company, Handsome Fashion, Inc., to create “Volante” a large-scale work carved from Carrara marble. Upon completion, the sculpture will weigh […]

Adventurous Exploration of a New Material

Adventurous Exploration of a New Material

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 in Commission

In the life and career as an artist, few things are more inspirational and exciting than the decision to experiment with a new and arduous material such as course-grained igneous rock. Richard Erdman announces a new commission in Brazilian Blue Granite, to be completed for a private collection in Lucerne, Switzerland. This exotic material is […]

Truth from the Immutable, an Essay by Michael Wehunt

Truth from the Immutable, an Essay by Michael Wehunt

Posted on Jan 7, 2015 in Commission, Essay

The restlessness of calm. The intangible released from the ageless and raw, that buoyant flow of stone. Richard Erdman continues to find beauty in the conundrums of the soul. His eye and hand follow his muse across ever-widening circles. Resonance is brought, humming and alive, from the adamant veins of the earth. The past six […]

New Commission: Eleos Cascada

New Commission: Eleos Cascada

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 in Commission, Press

Richard Erdman is pleased to announce the commission of Eleos Cascada for a private residence in Cabos San Lucas, Mexico. Eleos Cascada will be carved from a 24-ton block of Italian Bardiglio marble; once completed in the artist’s Carrara, Italy studio it will be installed in the client’s reflecting pool, overlooking the peninsula where the […]

The Restless Harmony of Nature

The Restless Harmony of Nature

Posted on Dec 23, 2014 in Commission

Richard Erdman Studios announces a powerful and exciting addition to the sculptor’s legacy. Cascata, a new and monumental work in bronze, was commissioned by major collectors in Grand Rapids, Michigan and now graces the entrance of their private wooded residence. The home and environs for the sculpture were developed by the innovative Via Design, Inc. Installed upon a circular […]

Erdman at the Enea Tree Museum

Erdman at the Enea Tree Museum

Posted on Oct 9, 2014 in Exhibition

The gnarls of a Scotch Pine reach over low sandstone walls toward the sinuous grace of Richard Erdman’s sculptures, the first works of their kind to be introduced into this living canvas.  Branches dapple shadow on stone, where permanence meets slow breathing life. With specimens such as Red Japanese Maple and Erdman’s postmodern beauty carved […]