Marsupial, 2013, steel, aluminum, fabric, rubber. Collection of the Artist. Photo: Mark Alldritt

« Ever since the French invented a mechanical device called the camera in about 1840, visual artists have been liberated from the tyranny of mere pictorial representation. Likewise, sculptors have been offered the opportunity to leave behind the pedestal in favour of incorporating everyday life into their pieces. With his consistent passion and creative commitment, Mowry Baden has taken that liberty of expression to heart like nobody else. Originally from Los Angeles and a resident of Victoria, B.C., since 1971, over the years Baden has consistently produced a steady stream of emotionally compelling and intellectually rigorous works. »

(Suite de l'article dans la version imprimée de Vie des Arts, à la page 70.)