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Courtesy of the artist and Martos Gallery.

Arthur Simms

Lives and works in Queens, United States

Overview

Rich with associations to Arthur Simms' hybrid autobiography, American and Jamaican folk culture, music, art history and world culture, his human-scale sculptures radiate a playful and serious inquiry into concepts of origin and transformation. His art is to a large extent a product of bi-culturalism, a merging of my Jamaican heritage and American education. Through their formal rigor and the poetic associations that the recycled elements trigger, the sculptures narrate stories of personal ident...Read more