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slides Robert Sherer: Recent Work  
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Robert Sherer at work on a pyrograph.<br>

Robert Sherer at work on a pyrograph.

Though Robert Sherer works outside world art capitals such as New York, Paris, and London, the Georgia-based artist and Kennesaw State University professor has won international acclaim, representing the United States at the Triennale de Paris in 2002 and the Florence Biennale in 2001 and 2007.

These slides introduce two series of Sherer's work that deal with strikingly different topics. The first, American Pyrographs, explores male adolescence and sexuality using wood, paint, and a burning tool familiar to anyone who has taken a summer-camp class in arts and crafts. In the second series, Blood Works, Sherer uses traditional pen and ink techniques with a very untraditional ink: HIV-positive and HIV-negative human blood.

Photograph of the artist by William Cash.


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More on Robert Sherer
Robert Sherer's website includes galleries of his work, more information about the artist, and contact information.
Provincetown, Massachusetts-based Lyman-Eyer Gallery is one of several dealers who represent Robert Sherer.

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