The Sculpture of Roger Arvid Anderson

Please click on any underlined word to see the essay.

FOUR WORLDS
A personal essay by Roger Arvid Anderson, June 6, 1986

THE BODY AS TEMPLE
A Self-Portrait in Wood
Expanded from an artist’s statement by Roger Arvid Anderson, December 18, 1989

EXCAVATIONS
An artist’s statement by Roger Arvid Anderson, November 11, 1990
Excerpts used for a gallery handbill, Minnesota Museum of Art;
Mythic Sculpture: Manship, DeLue, Anderson

MYTHIC SCULPTURE
July 4, 1991 film script by Roger Arvid Anderson, adapted for the editing process from his extemporaneous narration done during the filming of the Mythic Sculpture exhibition by Slavko Nowytski in November 1990 at the Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN

THE CRUCIBLE AS VOLCANO
Adapted from an artist’s statement by Roger Arvid Anderson, May 29, 1992
Discussion of three bronze guardians featured at Plaza Art 92, Mountain View, CA

METAPHYSICAL LANDSCAPES
The Where and the Why
Adapted from an essay for the show “Bronze Landscapes”
by Roger Arvid Anderson, 1997

THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE
30 Years of Casting Bronze, 1974-2004
An essay by Roger Arvid Anderson, 2004

TABULA RASA, Sculpture 2003 - 2007
A catalog of images with 4 essays by Roger Arvid Anderson
Artist’s Statement, December 2007; Trail Markers; Constellations; Three Haiku Masters