Shimon Okshteyn: White Shoe


White Shoe (table sculpture / planter / vase), 1985-2021
8 × 14 × 5 1/2 in | 20.3 × 35.6 × 14 cm
Edition of 25

The original sculpture was produced by the artist in glazed porcelain in 1985. The new edition was produced in Polyurethane by the artist’s estate in 2021.

© Shimon Okshteyn Estate
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“Shimon Okshteyn’s art has a hauntingly evocative quality that suggests nostalgia, captured moments, tender memories. With immense technical skill, he works in pencil and graphite, sometimes collage, as well as sculpture. As subject matter, hats and shoes and corsets of another era are depicted with rare finesse. Somehow, he is able to introduce an other-worldly quality to this work that often has the color and feel of early Daguerreotypes.”  ___Elaine Benson, Bridgehampton, NY

Courtesy Black & White Gallery/Project Space
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