I became still the moment I saw John Frame’s sculpture and video so that I could absorb the details, listen to the music, watch this master at work.
The Unanswered Question
Articulate and accomplished, the California artist’s skills and talents are numerous and noteworthy. Frame carves figures from small pieces of wood, adding found objects, sewing fabric bits for the clothing and sets a stage for the characters to come alive – almost every one of the latest collection of figures is partially or fully articulated. The level of detail in his work is a testament to what can be accomplished through dedication and drive.
Mr. R Shares A Secret
If you are an artist at a crossroads, ready to give up on your art, Frame’s story is a must read. His journey inspires and uplifts.
Waiting To Go On
“At it’s best I think art is a very high and rarified form of communication. We have it specifically so that we can deal with things for which other forms of language are either inadequate or inaccurate. ” John Frame
John Frame’s video interview
Easy to listen to, in the video above Frame explains the dream he had that led to this body of work. The sculptures are delightful to watch in motion.
John Frame’s website.The animation on the home page is wonderful. In addition to creating the sculptures, Frame composed the music and did the animation for his film.