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Robin Collyer

 (born 1949)
Robin Collyer is active/lives in Ontario / Canada, England.  Robin Collyer is known for minimalist, narrative sculpture and photography.

Biography   Robin Collyer


Robin Collyer, sculptor and photographer, immigrated to Canada in 1957. Educated at the Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, in the late 1960s, Robin Collyer had  by 1971 presented his first solo exhibition at the Carmen Lamanna Gallery.

His early sculpture shows the influence of minimalism in its geometric design, abstraction and unadorned materials. Works like I'm Still a Young Man (1973), which uses recognizable elements such as a pup tent and model airplane, however, marked the introduction of narrative elements into his work.

By the mid-1980s Collyer had moved further away from his early minimalism to include photography and text on the surfaces of his sculptures. Constructed from elements and materia   ...  Displaying 750 of 1800 characters.

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