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5 Sculptors Who Are Redefining Sculpting

Updated: Dec 27, 2022

Grooved wheels sculpture
Benoît Averly, Grooved Wheels, 2022

At the dawn of time, sculpting began as an art form that contributed to the creation of statues of religious and political figures, funerary items or decorative pieces. However, sculpting went through evolution over time as artists began questioning the status quo. From Greeks questioning still figures that led to realism to Degas creating mixed media sculptures and Constantin Brâncuși who inspired contemporary sculpting. Trendsetting sculptors have defied critics over time which has led to the present era of abstract art.