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Carroll Todd
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Like Calder, Todd plays with the disparity that exists between form, mass, and scale.  He delights in sensual incongruity, generating unexpected harmonies and fresh ways of seeing.  Bulbous forms are exquisitely poised.  Arcing curves and sharp-nosed triangles defy inertia.

Todd's distillation of form and idea is so finely crafted that we don't notice his stunning technique.  Each piece is built by welding templates of bronze into seamless sculpture.  Mottled patinas in rich hues, such as ox blood and deep navy, add to the paradox and beauty of these curious objects, "characters" from real life.

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