This contemporary metal figure was created by sculptor Brian McCarthy. Signed on the base. Brian McCarthy is from New London, CT. Brian is best known for "figural abstract" welded steel sculptures. He was born June 16,1945, and began art school at age 6, studying under Thomas Hughes Ingle (Show Whitney Museum 1956). He was later influenced by Harris Rodvogin. Brian formalized his art education at the Connecticut College in New London from 1969 to 1973. Presently his work is in private collections in South Hampton, NY, Connecticut College, German Naval Headquarters in Eichenforde, Germany, and several other American and European collections. All works are meant to be displayed outdoors. Three large pieces are on display in "The Sculpture Mile" show in Madison, CT. These exhibits are sponsored by the Hollycroft Foundation, Ivoryton, CT, and are curated by William Bendig, the director and former editor of Art Gallery Magazine. The New Moon Blue Man sculpture measures 105 inches tall. It was finished in 2002.
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