Artist Eric David Laxman sculpts substantial and elegant pieces.
His chosen materials are metal and stone. He takes those raw
composites and energetically transforms them into something at
once very real and highly conceptual. When he’s pulling out of
steel or marble its core character, his intensity is almost
primal. It’s clear he’s wrestling with the essence of a shape
until it acknowledges itself. He’ll use plasma cutters,
oxyacetylene torches, arc welders, benders, hammers …chisels if
he has to - to liberate the thing within...