Mercedes-Benz Financial Services

David Hollander

MFA 2019


Ceramic, 2018, 17"w x 42"h x 3"d

My sculptures serve as a way to explore the impermanence and persistence of life. My fragile sculptures of bare red clay will not survive without the attention of people around them, but they are made of a material that lasts thousands of years. I build structures of long, thin ceramic antennas, so sensitive that they bend and sway at the slightest touch. The sculptures reach into space, they define and occupy space through their form and also through their fragility. They are physically precarious, a tangible reminder of impermanence, but if cared for they could remain for generations.

David Hollander

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Due to the building guidelines that are in place in response to the COVID-19 situation, we are unable to install a new art exhibit in our Farmington Hills, Michigan and Fort Worth, Texas offices.

Thankfully, the majority of artists who currently have their work on display in our Michigan and Texas locations have graciously allowed us to continue to do so through the spring of 2021. We would like to extend a huge thank you to those artists and we look forward to continuing with a new exhibition in the summer of 2021.