West is teaming with the Allegheny Land Trust to produce Sculptures, shown below in maquette form. Jim was once again creatively inspired by the beautiful nature found on Sycamore Island and Wingfield Pines.Remarking on the artistry of what...
Germany, 1918. Wünsdorf prisoner-of-war camp, not far from Berlin. An Australian Indigenous POW, Douglas Grant, sits as a model for a portrait bust by a German Jewish sculptor, Rudolf Marcuse. The completed work is remarkable...
Being a mid-sized city can be a gift and a curse.No matter what happens in Pittsburgh, it will never gain the acclaim of New York or L.A. That’s not to say that Pittsburgh hasn’t played a pivotal role...
“Matching Picture” is a new series on Double Scoop, in which reviewer Josie Glassberg gives an meditative read on a favorite piece. This month’s artwork is a marble sculpture from In Conversation: Alma Allen and J.B. Blunk, on...
Since the recent tragedy of losing my son I have had to struggle to make sense of my...
TRIBUNE REVIEW | KURT SHAW | Friday, July 21, 2017, 4:08 p.m.James West is a local artist who most Pittsburghers only know through his most celebrated work, “Point of View,” a bronze sculpture of George Washington making peace...
“Do you hate looking in the mirror?” I don’t think there is a sentence on the planet that gets to the pain point of an entire gender faster than that question. Whatever your answer, the rhetorical one for...
  'The Face Off' Photos of my latest sculpture, an enthusiastic coach with a little girl & boy peewee (aka Timbits in Canada!) which I installed outside the Servus Arena in Red Deer Alberta on April 18, 2018. This...
Einstein is coming to Bethlehem.The famed physicist arrives next weekend as a 37-foot tall, 2,000-pound bronze sculpture, a guest of the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival. His gigantic size, reflecting both his intellect and his influence, will be...
Svea Ferguson’s show The Felt Works, on view at the Capital City Arts Initiative’s Courthouse Gallery, traffics in a form of sleight-of-hand—or perhaps sleight-of-eye. A line of spare sculptures along one wall, spaced like a span of introverts...