In this series of ceramic and resin wall sculptures figurative sculptor Tanya Ragir juxtaposes details of the feminine landscape within a geometric context.
Folded Circle, painted resin
Cradle II, painted resin
“I embrace the gravitas, the depth and breadth of the beauty of women, which is limitless. Growing up a dancer, and being a woman, informs everything I do as a sculptor. Movement and form are my language and vocabulary.”
Sacred Geometry, painted ceramic
Progression Of Four, painted resin
Ragir’s life and work are about overcoming limitations. When she lost her father in 2013, this profound loss affected every area of her life and work. An acute awareness of her own mortality became the driving force behind the Warrior series (seen below), which speaks to facing internal and external barriers, struggle and loss.
Failing Upward, ceramic
Leap Of Faith, bronze
Tanya Ragir in her studio
Tanya Ragir’s website
Ragir is bursting with energy and life – though no recent updates, her studio blog give you a glimpse into the artist’s spirit and some of the processes behind the work.