Carole A. Feuerman is a world recognized sculptor. Her life-like monumental pieces in bronze and painted resin have been featured in public, private and corporate collections all over the world.
Carole Feuerman’s Realistic Swimmer Sculptures
She has had six museum retrospectives to date and has been included in exhibitions at the Venice Biennale, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, The State Hermitage, The Palazzo Strozzi Foundation, The Kunstmuseum Ahlen and the Circulo de Bellas Artes, among others.
above:detail of Olympus Lauen Perdue
above:detail of Serena
You may have seen Carole’s work on various art and design blogs, but her sculptures have become even more lifelike since she was featured in the UK’s Daily Mail in 2011 Here’s a look at several pieces of her public and private works from the past four years.
Kendall Island, 2014, Oil on Resin, 70″ x 21″ x 25″:
Mona Lisa, 2014 Oil on Resin, 37″ x 42″ x 66″:
Hannah, 2014, Oil on Resin, 12 x 14 x 11 inches, Collection of the artist:
The Message, 2013 oil on resin 46″ x 27″ x 32″:
Next Summer, 2012, Painted Bronze and Polished Stainless Steel, 39 x 54 x 50 inches, Collection of Lois Robbins:
Next Summer 2012, oil on resin:
Monumental Quan, 2012, Painted Bronze and Stainless Steel, 66.5 x 60 x 43 inches, at the Venice Biennale 2013:
Miniature Quan (Green Cap), 2013 Oil on Resin, 11″ x 11″ x 7″:
Miniature Quan (White Cap), 2013 Oil on Resin, 11″ x 11″ x 7″:
Survival of Serena, 2012, Painted Bronze, 36 x 75 x 36 inches, Petrosino Square, Soho NY:
Bronze Innertube Variant II, 2013, Bronze, 16.5 x 32 x 15 inches, Collection of the artist:
Miniature Serena (Pink Cap)2013, Oil on Resin 9.5″ x 17″ x 7.5″:
Miniature Serena (Red Cap)2013, Oil on Resin 9.5″ x 17″ x 7.5″:
Olympus, Lauren Perdue, 2013, Oil on Resin, Mixed Media, 10 x 168 x 66 inches, Mana Contemporary Art Center:
above: A sculpture of the Olympic athlete that Feuerman created as an outdoor installation for her show at the Mana Contemporary. Lauren was a member of the 2012 United States Olympic team, and earned a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Perdue visited Feuerman’s studio in Manhattan to pose for a the sculpture, here’s a brief look at the process:
The Golden Mean, Bronze with Gold Leaf, 150 x 54 x 38 inches, Purchased by the City of Peekskill, NY:
above: The centerpiece of the solo exhibition at Mana Contemporary is a towering 16-foot male diver moments before doing a back dive. It is an icon for achieving the impossible, for the struggle of survival and strength, and the resilience of the human spirit. This piece is a testament to Feuerman’s ambitious vision by successfully engineering a two-ton sculpture to stand upside down on 6-inch wrists.
The “Golden Mean”, Carole Feuerman’s Solo Exhibition at Mana Contemporary:
The miniature editions of Quan and Serena shown above are available through the KM Fine Arts Gallery.
About the artist:
above: Carol with her Survival Of Serena (white cap)
Carole A. Feuerman (b. 1945) is recognized as one of the world’s most prominent hyperrealist sculptors, with a prolific career spanning four decades. She sculpts and paints miniature, life-size, monumental and public works in bronze, resin and marble. She resides in New York and Florida, with studios in Manhattan and Jersey City. In 2011, she founded the Carole A. Feuerman Sculpture Foundation.
above: Carole working on Balance
Feuerman has had six museum retrospectives to date and has been included in exhibitions at the Venice Biennale, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, The State Hermitage, The Palazzo Strozzi Foundation, The Kunstmuseum Ahlen and the Circulo de Bellas Artes, among others. Notable honors received include the Amelia Peabody Award, the Betty Parsons Award, the Lorenzo de Medici Prize, first prizes at the Austrian Biennale and the Florence Biennale, Best in Show at the 2008 Beijing Biennale, and the 2013 Save the Arts Museum’s Choice Award for Sculpture.
Her artwork is in public, private and corporate collections across the world including Grounds for Sculpture, the El Paso Museum of Art, the Boca Raton Museum of Art, the Bass Museum, Art-st-Urban, the Forbes Magazine Collection, the Caldic Collection, and the Credit Swiss Collection. Among her patrons are His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, Henry Kissinger, and Mikhail Gorbachev.
She has taught, lectured and given workshops at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon Guggenheim Museum, Columbia University and Grounds for Sculpture. There are currently three full-color monographs about her work: Carole A. Feuerman: Sculpture, written by Eleanor Munro and published by Hudson Hills Press, now in its second edition, and Carole A. Feuerman: La Scultura Incontra la Realta, by Gabriele Caioni, which is available in both English and Italian. Her sculpture Grande Catalina is featured in A History of Western Art by Antony Mason and John T. Spike and published by Abrams Books in twelve languages. (To read her complete bio, go here)
all images courtesy of the artist and KM Gallery