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Sam Noto, Steel Sculpture: Anxiety and Hope September 6, 2014, through March 15, 2015

Sam Noto,Whose Side Are you On?

Sam Noto, Detail of "Whose Side Are you On?", 2011-12.
100”h X 79”w X 63”D, painted and rusted steel.
Photo credit Yassine el M ansouri.

Sam Noto, But I'm From New York

Sam Noto, "But I'm From New York", 2008.
73”H x 43”W x 35”D, painted and rusted steel.
Photo credit Yassine el Mansouri.

Sam Noto, What's In Your Closet?

Sam Noto, "What's In Your Closet?", 2011.
79”H x 36”W x 54”D, rusted steel.
Photo credit Yassine el Mansouri.

Exhibition Overview

In his large steel constructions, largely made of found materials, Sam Noto allows his materials to generate form and occupy space in a dynamic way. This sculpture exhibition is both serious and playful and expresses the artist's improvisational technique.