Author Archives: Ian Wolter

Revolver 4

Revolver 4 is part of a series of sculptures inspired by the official, continuous profile portrait of Mussolini by Renato Bertelli (1933). It is one of a number of works exploring the politics of power represented by the bust as well as the artist’s fascination with very slow, predictable, kinetic sculpture.

Revolver 4

Revolver 4 is part of a series of sculptures inspired by the official, continuous profile portrait of Mussolini by Renato Bertelli (1933). It is one of a number of works exploring the politics of power represented by the bust as well as the artist’s fascination with very slow, predictable, kinetic sculpture.

Endure

The perceived status attached to portraits and busts as well as people’s fascination with self-commemoration and immortality are a common theme in Ian Wolter’s work.

Endure

The perceived status attached to portraits and busts as well as people’s fascination with self-commemoration and immortality are a common theme in Ian Wolter’s work.

Yellow

Yellow juxtaposes people’s desire to have their image immortalised, expressing success and status through portraits and busts, with their justification of concealed flaws and dishonesties.

Yellow

Yellow juxtaposes people’s desire to have their image immortalised, expressing success and status through portraits and busts, with their justification of concealed flaws and dishonesties.

Fleeting Image

A collaboration with Susie Olczak to create an interactive optical device that was used to view the lighting of King’s College chapel, Cambridge, as part of the E-luminate Festival.

Fleeting Image

A collaboration with Susie Olczak to create an interactive optical device that was used to view the lighting of King’s College chapel, Cambridge, as part of the E-luminate Festival.