Narrative in Relief Sculpture
Medallic art joins both the two and three-dimensional world in one unique visual form, with a distinctive tactile narrative quality.
FIDEM, the International Art Medal Federation, exists to promote the art of the medal at international levels.
Sculptors of every continent have used relief for thousands of years to narrate without text. Contemporary sculptors have found engaging ways to use new and traditional materials in relief sculptures, to narrate, but to narrate with mystery, touching on subjects that defy facile definition. Ann Cunningham, Amy Kann, Jedediah Morfit, Christopher Smith, Suzanne Storer, and Anthony Visco are among the many contemporary masters who offer viewers the added enjoyment of increased interpretative freedom, all the while opening new avenues of …
A Q & A with sculptor, Eugene Daub on the history and future of relief and medallic sculpture.