Using a complicated and layered fabrication process, Bill
Vielehr attempts to create a human form relative to large-scale
contemporary sculpture and to relate the human to its environment.
These “manscapes” are richly textured in cast
aluminum or bronze with hand-worked letters, numbers, hieroglyphs,
or petroglyphs—pure timeless forms of communication.
This process produces irregular surfaces, which reflect the
color and light from their surroundings, creating a continuously
changing visual pattern. Vielehr’s well-established
career spans more than three decades. He lives in Boulder,
|Metal Response, 2006
Cast and fabricated aluminum
12' x 6' x 6'
Fort Zachary Taylor
Photo by Karley Klopfenstein