‘alien huddle’, 1993 -1995
martin puryear at: national gallery of art, washington dc from: june 22nd – september 28th, 2008

the martin puryear exhibition, shows work from his career that has spanned over 30 years. he has built sculptures primarily out of wood, rather than carving pieces from a single block and has experimented with different ways that wood can be connected.

martin puryear exhibition left ‘untitled’, 2005, right ‘desire’, 1981

martin puryear exhibition ‘ladder for booker t. washington’, 1996

martin puryear exhibition exhibition space

text taken from national gallery of art:

martin puryear exhibition features forty six sculptures made between the years 1975 and 2007. puryear’s sculptures reveals his keen interest in traditional arts and crafts such as basketry, weaving, woodworking and joinery, observed during his travels to africa, asia, europe and the usa.

martin puryear exhibition ‘bower’, 1980

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