LARRY DEAN PENTZ M E T A M O R P H O S I S APRIL 3 - 26, 2014
LARRY DEAN PENTZ With textured, eroded surfaces, Larry Dean Pentz’s sculptures evoke industrial and natural processes. In this exhibition, Metamorphosis, we present his newest body of work that includes both freestanding and wall-mounted pieces. The owner of a foundry for over forty years, Larry Pentz is fascinated by the physical forces that constantly alter the earth: collisions, thermodynamics, pulling, pushing, eroding. He must employ some of these same processes to transform aluminum alloy into sculptural works, enacting a “metamorphosis” of raw material into art. Originally from Pennsylvania, Pentz currently lives in the Seattle area. He studied industrial design and sculpture at the Cleveland Institute of Art and also studied sculpture in the MFA program at Kent State University. Since the 1970s he has shown his works in galleries, primarily in Ohio and Washington. The fiberglass wall-mounted pieces pictured in this catalog can be displayed horizontally or vertically. They can be painted any color; here, they are painted black. Alternatively, they can be cast in aluminum, with either a matte or shiny surface.
Shadow Range 12 & Shadow Range 15 2014 Fiberglass 84 x 12 x 3 in. each
Square Train 2014 Aluminum 9 x 30 x 6 in.
Detail, Square Train
Shadow Walk 9 & 11 2014 Fiberglass 12 x 84 x 3 in.
Comes to Mind 2014 Cast Aluminum 84 x 24 x 3 in.
Detail, Comes to Mind
Detail, Shadow Range 10 2014 Fiberglass 84 x 12 x 3 in.
Detail, Shadow Dance 4 & 6 2014 Fiberglass 12 x 84 x 3 in.
Detail, 2014 Aluminum 9.5 x 19.5 in
Wiggle Room 2014 Aluminum 9.5 x 19.5 in.
123 South Jackson Street Seattle, Washington 98104 206.625.0055 www.galleryima.com | email@example.com Front cover: Detail, Shadow Dance 4, 2014, Fiberglass, 12 x 84 x 3 in. Below: Range 28, 2014, Aluminum, 7 x 20 x 3 in. Copyright 2014 Gallery I|M|A
Published on Apr 17, 2014