Michael Murphy’s Layered Sculptures Explore Dimension

NEW YORK—Michael Murphy‘s constructs his works by layering materials to create dimension. He is showing two installations at Gallery Nine 5. The Milledgeville, Ga.-based artist uses hundreds of popsicle sticks to give perspective to a sculpture of St. Sebastian and suspended layers of graduated color to execute a portrait of Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook.

All photos by Arts Observer

Above, “Mark Zuckerberg,” (recycled bullet-proof glass, braided fiber and wood) by Michael Murphy. Top of page, “St. Sebastian (after Titian)” (popsicle sticks and black rustoleum) by Michael Murphy.

Detail of “St. Sebastian (after Titian).”

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