Sculpture: See-Throughs

Clarity and purity have been esthetic ideals since Plato first began formulating the concept of perfection, but only in the past 40 years have sculptors begun creating works that are literally as clear and pure as air or water. Only in the past five have they successfully built them. For although plastic and glass designs were put together by Constructivist Naum Gabo and the Bauhaus' Laszlo Moholy-Nagy back in the 1920s, their results amounted to little more than experiments, designed to illustrate the constructivist tenet that space plays as vital a role...