During the early 1980’s, when space-age casting material became available to artists, Rubin ventured into a new area of creative expression.While he has long specialized in bronze sculpture, Rubin began using high–fired aluminum silica products and colloidal binders to create basic sculpture forms rtnxnqa.
After firing these pieces up to 2,000 degrees and allowing them to cool, he applied several coats of thick industrial lacquer colors to complement the shapes of the sculptures. They represent yet another extension of his work as a painter and sculptor.
Full of color and animation, these painted sculptures are challenging to describe. Yet, they require only solitary efforts on the part of the viewer to find enjoyment in the work.