2014 News Update
May 2014, after working in the Czech Republic at his glass studio in April, Berman is expecting the shipment of his newest glass castings any day now. His castings are part of a series of sculptures in glass, stone, and metal. Berman designed his 9 spiral torus geometric form to symbolize the regeneration of energy. The torus shape is also being used in the latest developments in free energy research. These first glass sculptures are spiraling portals, the entry point for this new body of work.
April 2014, Berman opened an exhibition at the Ojai Valley Museum with 60 artists representing The Ojai Studio Artists, where Berman is exhibiting his sculpture, “The Rejuvenator.” This 9 spiral torus design, Berman designed on a computer, and roughed out the stone sculpture using a computer controlled robotic stone router. The results of his effort has viewers both amazed at the symmetry of the design, but also what it represents.
In February 2013, Berman was featured in E. Ashley Rooney’s book, 100 Artists of the Northwest. Berman was also featured at Matzke Fine Art, where 25 of the Northwest Artists in the book were featured in an exhibition. Book is available through Amazon or Barnes and Noble.
February 2014, Berman held a solo exhibition titled “Just B” on the grounds of Meditation Mount, Ojai, CA. The exhibition included 25 indoor and outdoor sculptures that were placed throughout the grounds. Meditation Mount is a destination point with beautiful peaceful gardens and vista views overlooking the Ojai valley. Here’s a link to the slide show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBVoRlUxncQ
January 2014, Berman self published “Art For Peace” -‐ sculptures -‐ is a photographic coffee table book, an exhibition of sculptures created by Brian Berman from 2002 till 2013. Berman’s focus is Art for Peace -‐ with seven themes relating to inner and outer peace. His sculptures are hand crafted using the mediums of stone, cast glass, and metals and now including 3D metal printing. This 134 page book contains commentary by the author as well as 200+ color photographs of 130 sculptures.
Here is a link to the preview: http://blur.by/1f3YvYk