Entasis

Bronze – 80 x 20 x 20 cm / 31 x 8 x 8 inches

Entasis is a round character, dressed in the traditional striae so specific to the artist’s work, tilting slowly the head and crossing delicately hands in the back.
In architecture, entasis is the application of a convex curve to a surface for aesthetic purposes. Its best-known use is in certain orders of Classical columns that curve slightly as their diameter is decreased from the bottom upwards.
Conversely to her so thin usual sculptures, the artist insists on the curvature of her new character, who hides his personality under a thick outside envelope …

Isabel
  MIRAMONTES

Isabel Miramontes, artiste sculptrice, © Casart