Exhibitions

David Ellsworth

Intersphere, 1991, from the Solstice Series

burned ash and pigment, 14 x 16 x 9 1/2 in. (35.6 x 40.6 x 24.2 cm)

Gift of Lillian Montalto Bohlen

Photo by Dirk Bakker

 

Audacious: The Fine Art of Wood from the Montalto Bohlen Collection

On view February 21, 2015 to June 21, 2015

Located in the: Dodge Gallery 2

Rendered by lathe and carving tools, common and exotic woods are transformed into nearly 100 complex sculptural forms with alluring surfaces and textures. Massachusetts collectors Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen have assembled this premier collection of contemporary wood art that is international in scope and diverse in form. Experience the beauty, sensuality and sculptural qualities of wood.

The East India Marine Associates of the Peabody Essex Museum provided support for this exhibition.

 

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