Between the years 1960 and 1974 the world of sculpture changed dramatically. Those changes continue to resonate in our world today. The transformation that sculpture went through didn’t necessarily happen in Lawrence, Ks. but Lawrence was where the people responsible for these new outlooks came to present and argue and find out whether their ideas belonged under the banner of sculpture.
From its conception as a tradition laden “how to” conference on bronze casting it morphed into gatherings that touched on lasers, computer generated sculpture, plastics of all sorts, inflatable sculptures, environmental installations, conceptual art, sound installations, kinetic sculptures, artificial intelligence machine sculpture, and on and on. Continue reading