Ted Larsen’s sculptures are intimate and self-contained. His simple geometric forms resemble found objects, suggesting a past, reminiscent of something previously encountered. Though understated, the objects demand consideration: proximity encourages examination, which then reveals the nuanced complexity.
Born in 1964, Larsen has lived in New Mexico since the age of 15. He currently maintains a studio in Santa Fe and exhibits locally, as well as at galleries in Miami, New York, and Philadelphia. Unlike many artists associated with New Mexico—their work influenced by the monumental and dramatic landscape—Larsen turns inward to find direction. His sculptures appear hyper-personal, like notes in a diary, lyrically brought into form and enhanced by a poetic sensibility...see the entire article in the print version of March's Sculpture magazine.
Endless Form, 2012. Salvaged steel, marine-grade plywood, silicone, vulcanized rubber, and hardware, 3.5 x 26 x 5 in.