The Easel

Bronwyn Oliver

Nature’s patterns inspire many artists. Not her, avowed the sculptor Bronwyn Oliver. “My work is about structure and order … “I am not interested in structures in nature”. Given the graceful organic forms that her metal sculptures take, few are persuaded. As the writer observes “For Oliver to deny nature is akin to Balthus saying there is nothing erotic about his paintings”. An excellent video (3 min) is here.