Evanescence of Steel
Intriguing contrast between reality and perception
(well, only a sample)
At the Kimpton Rowan Hotel (Palms Springs, California) Isabelle invites to a well deserved evening rest, after heart-thumping adventures in the desert.
This sculptural installation at the University of Minnesota’s new Physics and Nanotechnology Building is inspired by a view of the human body through the lens of quantum physics.
The German title of the installation (literally “tension field”) originated in physics but is used in contemporary German in a metaphorical sense, implying a dynamic tension between opposites that can't exist without the other.
The Reader for Portland Community College’s new Southeast Campus and Library is a monumental female figure sitting cross-legged on the lawn, reading a large book.
It first appears made of solid steel when approached from the side but virtually disappears when viewed face-on, making the sculpture highly engaging to diverse audiences.
Julian Voss-Andreae is a German sculptor based in Portland, Oregon. Starting out as a painter he later changed course and studied physics, mathematics, and philosophy at the Universities of Berlin, Edinburgh and Vienna.
Voss-Andreae's work, often inspired by his background in science, has captured the attention of multiple institutions and collectors in the United States and abroad.