Gina Klawitter Artist Catalog | Agora Gallery

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GINA

KLAWITTER

530 West 25th Street, New York, NY

Gina Klawitter’s sculptures of human figures cocooned in draped fabric are emblematic of body language–particularly its raw, emotional aspect–and the genuine beauty found in our various human forms. Sculptures of metallic and weighted appearance are in actuality, of minimal density. In reality, these makings are composed of hardened fabric, molded around the bodies of Klawitter’s models and then painted and glazed to produce their bronze, copper, or iron-like complexions. The artist’s parents emphasized the importance of social and political awareness all throughout her upbringing, while also ensuring she fully witnessed and experienced diverse cultural settings. These factors combined have culminated into a particular, permanent mindset: the world is made up of all sorts of people, and every one of them brings an essential dimension to our lives. Klawitter is versed in various genres of dance, which has considerably benefited her sense of spatial relations, human form and movement.

Her intent is to awaken common humanity and foster kinship. The development of her artistic career can mainly be accredited to self-exploration. She began as a graphic designer, illustrator and art director, then left the commercial realm in 2003, following her calling to create solely with her hands. From crafting 2D and 3D mixed media works which led to commissions and charitable projects, to co-founding Bereavementartists.com–a national archive of artists who serve people that have experienced loss–a major epiphany finally occurred in 2017. “Deep down, I’ve always thought that I could eventually manifest a new art form that expresses myself inside, and moves others outside,” Klawitter says. “My Figurative Fabric Sculptures is just that.”

GINA KLAWITTER ON
Arise, 2021 Fabric Sculpture 68” x 36” x 9” $6000 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM Ascension, 2021 Fabric Sculpture 65” x 53” x 10” $7000
Birth of Venus, 2016 Fabric Sculpture 74” x 46” x10” $6000 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM Divine, 2017 Fabric Sculpture 62” x 45” x 11” $7000
En Pointe, 2021 Fabric Sculpture 33” x 33” x 7” $2500 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM Firenze, 2022 Fabric Sculpture 78” x 49” x 9” $7000
For Misty, 2022 Fabric Sculpture 30” x 30” x 9” $3000 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM Her Majesty, 2018 Fabric Sculpture 73” x 48” x 8” $7000
His Majesty, 2022 Fabric Sculpture 75” x 45” x 11” $7000 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM Illusive, 2021 Fabric Sculpture 45” x 60” x 8” $5000
Mercurial, 2022 Fabric Sculpture 42” x 48” x 10” $4000 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM Moondance, 2019 Fabric Sculpture 34” x 21” x 12” $3000
Nightscape, 2017 Fabric Sculpture 74” x 62” x 10” $8000 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM Psalms of Brotherhood, 2022 Fabric Sculpture 36” x 33” x 12” $3500
Refuge, 2021 Fabric Sculpture 60” x 48” x 10” $8000 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM Solstice, 2021 Fabric Sculpture 74” x 62” x 10” $8000
Temptest, 2017 Fabric Sculpture 51” x 61” x 12” $7000 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM Victor/
2021 Fabric Sculpture 36” x 30” x 10” $2500
Victoria,

I relish the act of sculpting and painting. Creating my signature Figures in Fabric Sculptures lets me do both. First, I sense a magical connection to the live model as I intuitively drape, mold, and harden fabric over their posed body. Later, I enhance the sculpture’s illusion of having energy and motion by brushing and wiping the solid fabric structure with layers of paint and glazes. My favorite projects were created with professional dancers and people living with disabilities. They also feel a novel connection to themself when they see themselves artistically replicated in 3D. For inquiries, sales@agora-gallery.com

ORIGINAL GINA KLAWITTER ARTWORKS ON

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