“Real Steel”-Metal Sculptures by Rich Solberg

 

(Minot) The upcoming, Main Gallery exhibition at the Taube Museum of Art, from August 14 – September 29, 2012 “Real Steel,” an exhibition of three dimensional metalwork by local metal sculptor Rich Solberg and select pieces from our Permanent Collection. Much of Solberg’s work incorporates blacksmithing techniques and sometimes includes other materials, such as wood and rocks.

Through the artist’s eye, new and recycled metal morphs into unique one-of-a-kind pieces that often tell a story that Solberg lets the viewer discover. “Much of the work is whimsical,” Solberg says. “Artistic irony can be interesting.” The Taube Museum of Art

“Real Steel” metalwork exhibit is a fifty year retrospective varied in size and theme.

The public reception, which is free and open to the public, August 23, 2012 from 5:30-7:00 pm. Hors d’ouevres and wine will be served. Museum and Gift Shop hours are Tues – Fri 10:30 – 5:30 pm, and Sat 11:00 am – 4:00 pm or by special appointment. There is no charge for admission, but contributions are accepted to help the Taube Museum fulfill their mission of enriching lives through the visual arts. The exhibition is made possible with support from the North Dakota Council on the Arts.

For further information please contact Wendy Kimble, Gallery Manager at the Taube Museum of Art at 701-838-4445.

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