BiographyHe is one of the first representatives of the minimalist trend in sculpture. In his paintings dominated by simple geometric shapes, which he seeks to fit on the canvas multiple times.
Carl Andre was born on September 16, 1936 in the US It is one of the first representatives of the minimalist trend in sculpture.In his paintings dominated by simple geometric shapes, which he seeks to fit on the canvas multiple times.
Carl Andre was born in Quincy, Miami. After high school, he enrolled in the Phillips Academy, where he studied from 1951 to 1953.
During his studies, Andre got interesting acquaintances. Among his friends were many sculptors and artists who helped him find his calling in the arts.
In 1955, Carl Andre was taken to the army, and in 1956 he began to be a new life in New York.
Since 1958, he was involved in the creation of sculptures in wood. Master is so successful in this area, that sometimes works ,We covered the whole room, which was the main subject of the composition.
Carl Andre (Carl Andre) always believed that the sculpture is not only a certain structure or object, it is also its surroundings. Direction eventually developed by this sculptor became popular. Lovers of intellectual creativity found in his sculptures set of progressive views, and technology improvements that were by the author himself in the future.
Particular influence on the work of this talented sculptor had a visit to Stonehenge. Carl Andre was struck by the majestic simplicity and complexity of forms. He started to embody in his future sculptures of the ancient building technology.
Among the outstanding works of the sculptor, you can find many shapes Souza in the open space, which affect not only eccentricity, and scales.
One of the most famous sculptures of Carl Andre (Carl Andre) is the square of "Steel-Magnesium Plain".It consists of 36 square plates. The sculpture is made of steel and magnesium. Despite the simplicity of design, the sculptor has achieved a unique space curvature effect. It is far away from the object you can feel the molecular structure of the surrounding environment, which creates the effect of this box. In general, the creation of Carl Andre produce on others a lasting impression. Visitors to his exhibitions do not walk around the room with sculptures Andre, they travel by his works, as almost all his works smoothly flow to the environment