15 Carp. Pennsylvania Slate, 36" Square. Two stage sandblast.
This is not the most elegant way to relaunch this blog, but at least it shows the beautiful, engaged work that Will has been caught up in over the winter.
Much beautiful new stonework - more, and better, pictures will follow.
Left: Granite, "Crenellation Coil, 2013 Spring Series (1)"
Right: Basalt, "Double Spiral, 2013 Spring Series (4)"
The note I got from Will: "Did four of these, all slightly different shapes, about the same time, once I got interested in the 'loop' motif. The granite with ochre flecks [on left] is about 7" - 8" inches [one of three similarly sized stones, two not depicted here]. Basalt [on right], about 2.5" x 1 13/4". Little fellow!"
The new stone blasting site he's been using has worked out well, and there's a backlog of images that I need to put up.
Happy Spring to all!
Will has been in Germany, but he's back, and has resumed work on the photography archive.
This week, five new images. The animal ones are excellent (the warthog head is my favorite), but--this week, two figure drawings.
We have been attempting to track down images of Will's Elaine series, from the early 70s. If anyone checking through here happens to be someone who has one or more of those hanging on their walls--would it be possible for you to forward us a best-quality image of your drawing? It would be greatly appreciated from this end.
On another note, there are some issues with the "updated" templates that make up these pages. While I'm getting that sorted, I'll be putting all this week's fresh images on this blog page, so they'll be easy to see/locate.
Will has started to refurbish the beloved Reimann rhinoceros. This ears were chewed down by the last Reimann puppy, and it has been languishing in his shop for some years awaiting repair.
The ears are now fixed. Other detail work proceeds. The pictures are up on a new page, "Rhinoceros."
We are working on technical issues to get Will's drawings photographed correctly (few of the papers used are as yellow or pink and gray as they appear in these images).
In the meantime--we'll be putting up some of our experiments as we try to improve the accuracy of the color balance in these images.
These kudus live at the Como Zoo in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
(click on thumbnail to view drawing page/full size image)
Will just returned from the San Diego Crew Classic, which he attends every year for the dual purpose of rowing and visiting the San Diego Zoo.
He reports: "1 and ½ drawings." And some decent racing.
That's artist-code for "One that I'm satisfied with, and one that has some good passages, but does not overall cohere."
Needless to say, I am currently harrying him to get a picture of at least the "1," because I, twelve thousand miles away, would like to see it. Anyone else? *g*
On the Radnor Township page, a Google Map which shows these two monumental scupltures by Will has been added.
The technology is not perfect (the artworks do not have street addresses, so only the Griffin is visible on the first view of the map.
Still, it's pretty cool.
Will is a sculptor and draftsman, living and working in Cambridge, MA.
If you have any interest in owning an artwork by Will, feel welcome to put in a preliminary query to Katya.
Artwork depicted on this site that is not given a citation may be available, though the primary purpose of this site is not as a sales center. Many singular items are in the family or private collections and NFS.
Will continues to accept commissions, as time permits.
Kristen Beaumont Reimann
(an incomplete list by reverse order of entry date by Katya - who stopped writing "polymath" at the end of each description, because it described pretty much every one of these individuals)
Dan Wilson - Musician, Songwriter, Artist.
Sandro Carella - Artist, Instructor, Musician.
George Wilson - Master Luthier - the first link is to the first of a series of videos on harpsichords George built for Colonial Williamsburg, this second is his bibliographical interview).
Julie Zickefoose - Naturalist, Author, Musician.
Martha Beck - Life Coach, Author.
Louis Bryden - Artist.
Timothy M. Sweeney, MD - Emergency Physician, Medical Illustrator.