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What Is a Sculptograph? Park West Reveals Exciting New Art Medium

 In Art & Gallery News, Artists & Special Collections
Detail from "Breathe Love Breathe" (2019) by David "Lebo" Le Batard.

Detail from “Breathe Love Breathe” (2019) by David “Lebo” Le Batard.

Park West Gallery is proud to introduce a brand-new artistic medium—one of the most technologically advanced Park West has ever brought to the art world.

It’s called a sculptograph.

Sculptographs bridge the gap between graphic works and sculpture. They are remarkable three-dimensional works where the artist is able to bring together different colors, textures, and layers into one solid sculpted work of art.

Ron Agam signs a new edition of his "Star of David" sculptograph. (Credit: Instagram)

Ron Agam signs a new edition of his “Star of David” sculptograph. (Credit: Instagram)

The sculptograph process enables artists to work in a digital format with a special 3D technology, allowing them to choose different paintbrushes, do color separations, and completely control the creation of every aspect of their work in real time.

The end results are fantastic sculpted artworks with amazing variations in hue and depth.

"Star of David," Ron Agam

“Star of David” (2019), Ron Agam

Several artists have already embraced the sculptograph format. It was first used by artist Tim Yanke to create a new take on his acclaimed “Peta Louthias” artwork, adding a remarkable amount of depth and dimension to his canvas of rainbow-colored butterflies.

“Peta Louthias” (2019), Tim Yanke

The debut of the “Peta Louthias” sculptograph was made doubly significant by the fact that it was also enhanced by Park West’s new augmented-reality (AR) program, which allows viewers to unlock new features of the artwork through a special app.

Tim Yanke shows an interested collector the new sculptograph edition of “Peta Louthias”

Tim Yanke shows an interested collector the new sculptograph edition of “Peta Louthias”

“Historically speaking, collecting the first example of a new medium is a huge opportunity for collectors,” says Park West Gallery Director David Gorman. “‘Peta Louthias’ is the first of its kind and will always be important for that reason.”

Renowned artists Ron Agam and David “Lebo” Le Batard have also begun creating original sculptographs, both new designs and clever translations of some of their most iconic imagery. And more Park West artists will be announcing new sculptograph editions in the very near future.

 

"For Praise and Thanksgiving" (2019), David "Lebo" Le Batard

“For Praise and Thanksgiving” (2019), David “Lebo” Le Batard

 

Close-up look at the "For Praise and Thanksgiving" sculptograph

Close-up look at the “For Praise and Thanksgiving” sculptograph

Sculptographs are a fascinating innovation—sculptures you can hang on your wall—and they are available exclusively through Park West Gallery.

If you’re interested in learning more about sculptographs, contact our gallery consultants at (800) 521-9654 ext. 4 or sales@parkwestgallery.com for more details.

 

"Breathe Love Breathe" (2019), David "Lebo" Le Batard

“Breathe Love Breathe” (2019), David “Lebo” Le Batard

 

Close-up look at the "Breathe Love Breathe" sculptograph

Close-up look at the “Breathe Love Breathe” sculptograph

 

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  • Jeffry l Berger
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    Love the 3D artwork 🙂

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