Art: New Dimensions

Sculpture has been made from driftwood, crushed car bodies, paper and holes in the ground, so why not from photographs? No reason at all, say a growing number of young American and Canadian artists. During the past few years they have been adding a third dimension to photography by sealing photographs in plastic, molding them into shapes and building them into complex structures that transform the original picture. Most of these sculptor-photographers work on the West Coast, and many have studied at U.C.L.A. with Robert Hei-necken, at 38 the old master of the genre. This week some 50 of their pieces...

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