The Brick Sculpture

The Brick Sculpture

There are very few artists in the world that create such wonderful sculptures from bricks. Brad Spencer also known as the brick sculpture, has an BFA in Painting and Drawing from UNCG and an MFA in Sculpture, He has been working as a sculptor since 1984.

Spencer’s mediums include clay, plaster, cement and bronze. In 1989 he began to experiment with bas relief sculpture in the brick medium that allowed him to use his experience in painting, drawing and sculpture. Spencer would carve unfired clay brick material in his Reidsville studio, then deconstruct the sculpture, brick by brick and have it fired.

He would then reconstruct the sculpture using the fired bricks with mortar at the site of installation. He likes to involve the public when he reconstructs his work, even allowing onlookers to set a brick or two.  These Sculptures are truly magnificant.

Have a look at more of his work below.

 

The Sleeping Lady

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Children

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Imagination

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Gateway

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Happy Smiling Children

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Life is an open book

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children climbing wall

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Climbing over the wall

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Sideshot

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Hanging

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