Robert Winslow, currently based in Union Pier, MI but originally from Los Angeles, works in sculpture, painting, and mixed media. Mostly known for his sculptures, he began with painting. He started painting at age 13 and carving sculptures at 15. His works include landscapes, modern, abstract, figurative, and conceptual subjects. Winslow was born in 1950 and studied fine art at the University of California-Irvine and the University of Arizona. Curator Susan Pertl from the McDonald’s Corporation championed his sculptures and commissioned him to do several works for the corporation, including Continuity, Roots and Wings, Nature Forms, and Totem, which are now at their headquarters in Oak Brook, IL. These works serve as public art pieces. Winslow particularly likes carving in granite and Standing Form, which is at the McDonald’s Corporation headquarters, is perhaps the most notable example of this. It took seven years to complete and stands at eighteen feet tall. Evident in his sculptures is the inspiration he draws from pre-Columbian art, influenced by his many trips to Mexico. Other collections in which his works can be seen include the Helene Curtis Corporation, The Chicago Board Options Exchange, GATX, Siemens, Loyola University in Chicago, and the Los Angeles Museum of Modern Art. He has shown his work at the Ogilvie/Pertl Gallery in Chicago, the Chicago International Art Exposition, and the Scottsdale Center for the Arts in Scottsdale, AZ. Although Winslow works in different mediums, and usually at the same time, the medium is not what drives his work; it is the art that drives his work. Or, in his words, “For me the medium isn’t the art. The art comes before the medium.”
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