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About Harold Olejarz
Education

Waves

I began a series of wave sculptures made of wood as an undergraduate student at Brooklyn College . I enjoyed working with wood because I found that while wood was easy for me to cut and shape, wood also had a structural integrity that allowed me to build with it. I cut and laminated boards together and then used a grinder to shape and refine the wave forms.

As the work developed the waves became more and more abstract. Soon, I believed that a wave was anything that expressed a rising and falling movement. The last sculpture on this page, Standing, was created while I was a graduate student at Pratt Institute.

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Kanagawa's Wave (after Hokusai),
1975

  



Felicity's Wave,
1975



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Flying Wave
, 1975



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Flowing Over, 1976


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Geo Wave, 1977

 


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Standing,
1977

 

 

 nyu waves

Installation at Contemporary Arts Gallery, New York University, New York, 1979


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