MATERIAL: metal: bronze, steel
DIMENSIONS: overall: 144 in x 144 in x 18 in
CREDIT: Grounds For Sculpture, Gift of The Seward Johnson Atelier
© Artist or Artist's Estate, photo: Ken Ek
Morante’s sculptures often deal with solitary figures, rendered in a classical style but placed in unconventional compositions and seemingly engaged in defining moments. 'Relative', a title that indicates multiple meanings, is made of two identical male figures cast from the same mold and mounted horizontally on opposite sides of a steel post. The ground plane is flipped on its side and the contemplative figures do not mirror each other, posing questions about perspective, both literal and philosophical.