Tom Small Sculpture
Portals and Forms
From one position, it’s a black stick. The only way to be rewarded with something more is to walk around the object. Keep moving. Get closer and peer inside. You’ll find unexpected passages and complex inner channels of light. Those intersections drew me in and I pursued them without any consciousness of an emerging figure. He’s small in scale and not obviously heroic. But look at his spine and the intimacy he offers.