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Cal Lane

New York-based artist Cal Lane is an internationally acclaimed sculptor who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and a Master degree in Fine Arts in sculpture from State University of New York.  She trained as a welder before studying art and transforms industrial steel products, like dumpsters, oil drums, and I-beams, into delicate works of sculpture. The Canadian artist explores contradictions & contrasts in her work – industrial and domestic; masculine and feminine; strong and delicate; ornament and function.  In an article on This Is Colossal she says this about the dichotomy of her work:

“Like a Wrestler in a tutu, the absurdity of having opposing extremist stances is there for reaction and not rational understanding; the rational discussion arises in the search for how one thing defines the other by its proximity.”

More of her work can be viewed on Facebook and Instagram.

Images:  Courtesy of Cal Lane.

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