Bill Thompson

"Tool box"

Javier Molins

In the exhibition "Tool Box", the American artist Bill Thompson claimed a contemporary concept of beauty in which sculpture ceased to be seen as a monument away from the public, to become a work that interacted with the viewer.

In it, pieces of shiny and seductive surfaces incited the touch through the seduction of the curve and the attraction of color. An exhibition that started from a rectangular block of polyurethane that Thompson was able to transform to release the figures and silhouettes that emerged from his imagination. A process that began with the artist drawing, cutting and polishing this industrial material to find the right shape. And concluding in curious organic forms that covered with several layers of car paint, getting bright and polished colors: fuchsias, reds, violets, blues, greens ...
"Tool box" | Javier Molins

Works

  • Yard

    Bill Thompson

    "Yard"

    2009

    59.00 x 76.00 x 12.00 cm

    Polyurethane block

    Acrylic urethane

  • Knuckle

    Bill Thompson

    "Knuckle"

    2014

    55.00 x 54.00 x 15.00 cm

    Polyurethane block

    Metal Powder and resin

  • Vanguard

    Bill Thompson

    "Vanguard"

    2014

    70.00 x 48.00 x 15.00 cm

    Polyurethane block

    Metal Powder and resin

  • Fosil

    Bill Thompson

    "Fosil"

    2014

    54.00 x 27.00 x 14.00 cm

    Polyurethane block

    Metal Powder and resin

  • Crag

    Bill Thompson

    "Crag"

    2014

    31.00 x 32.00 x 22.00 cm

    Polyurethane block

    Metal Powder and resin

  • Split

    Bill Thompson

    "Split"

    2009

    46.00 x 41.00 x 20.00 cm

    Polyurethane block

    Metal powder and resin

Reviews

BILL

TOOL BOX

JAVIER MOLINS

In the exhibition "Tool Box", the American artist Bill Thompson claimed a contemporary concept of beauty in which sculpture ceased to be seen as a monument away from the public, to become a work that interacted with the viewer.

In it, pieces of shiny and seductive surfaces incited the touch through the seduction of the curve and the attraction of colour. An exhibition that started from a rectangular block of polyurethane that Thompson was able to transform to release the figures and silhouettes that emerged from his imagination.

A process that began with the artist drawing, cutting and polishing this industrial material to find the right shape. And concluding in curious organic forms that covered with several layers of car paint, getting bright and polished colours: fuchsias, reds, violets, blues, greens ...