Tony Cragg Master of Materials

Tony Cragg likes order. He likes to classify his sculptures, group them into families and think in terms of the relationships between those families. โ€œI am very skeptical about throwing things at the wall and doing chance things, but art is full of this kind of sloppiness,โ€ says Cragg in his studio overlooking the valley of Wuppertal. He stands next to his desk which is filled with drawings tracing human profiles. Amidst these rise elegantly, in a columnar fashion, what seem to be their physical projections.

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