Sam Richardson

Courtesy Photographs of artists taken by Mimi Jacobs. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Sam Richardson
Oakland, California
Seattle, Washington
born Oakland, CA 1934-died Seattle, WA 2013
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Sam Richardson’s pieces are composed from layers of plastic to resemble sections of the landscape. The different pieces can often be lifted apart, encouraging the viewer to interact with the scene and become more than just a spectator. Richardson has translated the centuries-old tradition of landscape painting into a new medium, and he will often ask for his pieces to be hung on the wall so they can be viewed as paintings rather than sculpture.

Works by This Artist (6 items)