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Tom Nussbaum who lives and works in East Orange, New Jersey, is known for a large variety of works including sculpture, drawings, children’s books, functional design objects and large-scale public art projects. This exhibition showcases a selection of the artist’s more recent small and medium sized sculptural works. Nussbaum’s sculptural vocabulary is rooted in a methodological approach to architecture and objects. He says, “My main concern is to create forms that are personally meaningful and sculpturally inventive. The forms often reflect my keen interest in the architectural structures of buildings and towers, the container forms of ceramic vessels and baskets, the human figure, and the patterns and assemblages of quilts, fabrics and other textiles from around the world.” His free-standing sculptures are delicate in appearance, but made of sturdy materials: welded steel rods and wire, sometimes combined with wood, clay, epoxy, or paper. Predominantly linear, they evoke three-dimensional line doodles, or molecular wireframes. Nussbaum builds his pieces intuitively, using color and pattern in direct response to the forms he constructs, instilling a sense of rhythm, syncopation and variation in his works, similar to that found in music.