“I responded with drawings in the dirt, woven sticks, and acrobatic pantomime to explain concepts like span as gesture, chaos as structure…”
An eight-story architecturally integrated sculpture creating the entry facade to globally acclaimed architect Bjarke Ingels’ first U.S.-based project.
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
A Clinton White House Millennium commission, Stephen transformed this derelict waterfront site to a permanent freeform central plaza.
“Through the command earned through his decades of art making, Glassman easily strikes a healthy and refreshing balance between what he refers to as “control and accident.”
Transforming billboards into purposeful artworks, climate monitors and platforms for social engagement.
Currently in Progress
Sited within a vast public park, two oblique spires emerge from a meadow berm. Sculpture is built of gabions filled with local-quarried golden-hued stone.
Metaphoric colossal floating glass bells, and a reference to the airships from the historic zeppelin hangars next door.
Collaboration is key. Stephen has worked with artists, directors, designers and venues including Moscow Circus, Phillipe Petit, Paris Opera and more.
A gesture to the community’s effort to restore their native creek. Steel pipe is peeled open to catch rain and carry it to an underground cistern.