Herb Alpert: “in•ter•course”
-- Paintings and sculptures opening reception
-- Free, Saturday, May 4 from 6-9
-- Robert Berman Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave, C2/D5 (Bergamot Station, Santa Monica
Herb Alpert’s sculptures, particularly his towering
Black Totems series, continue to draw interest with their freedom of form and
massive size, with some pieces reaching 18 feet in height.
The totems were
inspired by indigenous sculptural forms from the Pacific Northwest.
as hand-sized forms are scaled up and cast as 10 to 18 foot high monoliths.
Acknowledging totemic explorations by fellow sculptors Henry Moore, Auguste
Rodin, Constantin Brancusi and others, Alpert’s soaring forms appear as frozen
smoke, or jazz given physical form.
The exhibition will run from May 4 through
For more information, call 310.315.1937 or visit www.robertbermangallery.com.
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