Robert Murray Opening reception and book signing
April 7, 2019
Artist reception and book signing: Sunday, April 7th 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Robert Murray Opening reception and book signing

The first-ever monograph of renowned abstract sculptor Robert Murray, is a fascinating retrospective of the artist’s career. Spanning six decades, Robert Murray: Sculpture (February 2019; Design Books; ISBN: 978-0692060353; $65.00 US; 304 pages; 320 color and black & white photos; Hardcover) includes photographs of nearly two hundred works, seen in galleries, museums, and private collections, at public outdoor exhibitions, in his studios, and in the workshops of his fabricators. Jonathan D. Lippincott’s introduction and interview with Murray cover the sculptor’s process of working with fabricators and foundries, issues of public art and the siting of sculpture, Murray’s early years, his close friendship with Barnett Newman and relationships with other artists, his lifelong interest in flying, and more, insightfully illuminating both the work and the life of his remarkable sculptor.