• Meditative Faces Emerge from the Staggered Wooden Sticks Forming Artist Gil Bruvel's Sculptures

    4 monthes ago - By Colossal

    “Breathe” (2020). All images © Gil Bruvel, shared with permission
    Gil Bruvel has spent 40 years practicing vipassanā meditation , an introspective practice that invites judgment-free observation of the mind. The Australia-born artist infuses the philosophies of this decades-long ritual into his variegated sculptures as he forms a series of faces in deep thought. With eyes and mouths closed, the figures project serenity and calmness, serving as “a reminder of what it looks like to be centered and at peace,” Bruvel says of The Mask Series .
    Different in shape and size, the sticks are burned...
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