“I love the challenge of working on large scale stones,” Kaplan says. “There is a special energy in public installations where the work is specifically chosen for the site.”
Charlie Kaplan's sculpture Flight was born in Pietrasanta, Italy before finding a home in California.
Artist Charlie Kaplan’s monumental work Soaring, 2018, made of Bianco Puro Carrara marble, now graces the entrance to Baruch College’s William and Anita Newman Library for the enjoyment of the campus community.
Charlie Kaplan’s monumental sculpture Flight was exhibited on the newly designed public pier in Pietrasanta. Selected by a jury of arts professionals and city leaders, it was also chosen to be included on the cover of the official tourism brochure for the area.
Charlie Kaplan: Sculpture, Pleasing Curves | Drawn from a collection of works Kaplan created during a 24-year period, the show concentrates on sculptures that fuse his signature biomorphic forms with a soulful modernist style.
Drawn from a collection of works Kaplan created in a 24-year period, the show concentrates on sculptures that fuse his signature biomorphic forms with a soulful modernist style.
Charlie Kaplan's path to sculpting marble began with an interest in hand tools.
Charlie Kaplan's sculpture Flight was selected by a jury to grace the pier in the city of Pietrasanta in the Tuscan region of Italy, during the city's second annual outdoor public art exhibit.