In Dance to Paradiso, Column Richard MacDonald has shaped clay into a modern romance imbued with physical beauty, captivating negative space, and togetherness with flight. The figures of Dance to Paradiso caress one another with tenderness and trust.
Warm, silvery, and rare, the platinum patina of this distinctive series by Richard MacDonald creates a play of light that heightens our sense of the underlying sculpted form. Contemporary in conception and limited to editions of only eight, with some works featured as one-of-a-kind, this body of work reveals the essential beauty of the human form. As mercurial as human nature itself, light glances off the platinum creating dramatic shadows that seem to strengthen form and enhance the sense of life captured by the artist.