International Sculpture Center

   

Dietrich Wegner
dietrichwegner.com
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Faculty Sponsor: Todd Slaughter

“I empathize with small details of the drips, squishes, and blooms I find, exploring the private spaces of my body for forms that speak to me of big mysteries. In an exploration and hyper realistic study of the human form, I search out and distill parts of me that sag, swell, and pucker. I want my work to confront viewers with their own bodies, causing private and public reflection. I want my work to make people question their acts of labeling, categorizing, and naming. I am also interested in dissecting beauty, in finding the sublime in the unnoticed and abject parts of ourselves.”

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Buds 2, 2003.
Sculpey and wood, 4 x 4 x 2 ft.

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