Empyrean by Eirik Arnesen

14th Annual ARC Salon (2019-2020)

Eirik Arnesen

Empyrean

2019

200 × 180 × 50 cm | 78 1/2 × 70 3/4 × 19 1/2 in

Finished clay

  • Honorable Mention / Sculpture
  • First Place ($2,500 Cash Award) / Fully From Life

Empyrean is, for me, first and foremost a piece about reaching upwards, metaphorically, towards the heavens with the aim to reach a higher place. I guess if you really boil it down, it's a piece about self-improvement.