"Interventions" Sculptural Furniture by Yoav Liberman, Windgate Artist in Residence at Purchase College


PURCHASE, NY.- In “Interventions” Yoav Liberman exhibits new works he created from found objects and discarded wood while in residence as a Windgate Scholar at the Purchase College School of Art + Design. The sculptural furniture pieces will be displayed at the Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery January 17-Feb. 4 in Visual Arts Building. Hours are M-F 9 to 5 PM or by appointment. 914-251-6765. “Found objects and discarded wood are the ‘raw material’ for my work,” says Liberman. “They provide the basis out of which a new piece will be formed. I find myself especially inspired by the hidden potential in objects which are no longer desirable for their original purpose, the lid of a now missing frying pan, the frame of an old metal filing cabinet. When combined with other materials they can be reincarnated as new, functional and aesthetically interesting pieces. I am always prowling through people’s discarded wares—I sketch, study, and e