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Dumitru Radu, Echo

Dumitru Radu, Echo, , Senso Art Gallery, December 2017
Bronze and marble
30 x 30 x 30 cm

This figure doesn’t move inside the bell, so it’s not quite a bell clapper, but with its trumpet and openings in its body suggests to me someone who has embraced a certain space of meaning—certain themes from the past, for instance—and turns to that space—that of the bell—to amplify his concerns in a certain way, his voice growing in the echo of others who have worked before him (in this respect, to me the bell he’s echoing into could be the trumpet of a predecessor like him). 70 more words