Using figurative representation and geometric abstraction, Ted Lawson
creates a narrative progression of forms that reveals something conceptually greater than the sum of their parts. Ted’s large scale works combine digital technology with highly crafted traditional sculpting methods to seamlessly produce conceptual objects that express the underlying analog truth within his subject matter. His working process in an exploration into the human existential experience through imagined models of the universe as physical form. He has been living and working in New York City creating original works from his studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
In an interview with Beautiful Savage he explained: “Crude is about creating my own visual language. In the process of making things, you end up with a lot of “throwaway” pieces. You make accidents, and there are unrefined objects. Crude is about adding those elements back in, distilling them into a central source, and recreating them.”