Jonty Hurwitz

CHILDHOOD

2017 | 40 x 40 x 50 cm
Copper, Stainless Steel, Resin, Magnetism

“Over a year’s work and billions of calculations, an anamorphic algorithm, magnetism… not to mention a whole production team – you wouldn’t imagine that this sculpture is all about Childhood.

I look back on my own childhood and marvel at how the line between imagination and reality was so blurred. Somehow I needed to try and capture that complex relationship in this artwork. Can you still see the imaginary with your own eyes? Can you still believe in the existence of daydreams nurtured in your own mind? At what point did you accept reality as what you see? This sculpture explores the relationship between fantasy and reality in the mind of a child.” (J.H.)

“Childhood” is available NOW from Walton Fine Arts enquire.

BIO

Jonty Hurwitz is a sculptor of South African descent, active since 2009. He lives and works in the UK.

Due to the highly scientific nature of his work, he is widely known Internationally. His work is covered on over 30,000 sites and blogs on the web.

Hurwitz’s work has entered the academic realm. His work has been written about and published in several academic papers and is lectured about in Universities around the world.

Interestingly his work as also been included in several school text books in several languages and countries.

His nano works have received 2 Guinness World Records.

In 2015 a major CNN International documentary was done on his work with analysis by art critic Estelle Lovatt, Antony Gormley, and Chris Dercon (curator of the Tate Modern). It was aired to an audience of over 100 million.

His work has been featured on major newspapers, scientific publications, TV channels and influent blogs/websites, including NY Times, Forbes, Financial Times, The Independent, CNN, BBC, The Guardian and the Huffington Post among others.

JH-PRESS

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Visitors to The Savoy’s new seafood bar and grill are greeted by a magnificent feline. The buzzing restaurant, named Kaspar’s in honour of the hotel’s celebrated cat, has commissioned a new sculpture by Jonty Hurwitz as part of The Savoy’s contemporary art programme.
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