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Jonathan Prince World Sculpture News

Confronting the Monumental

by Dorothy Joiner
World Sculpture News, Winter, 2012

 It is into these massive works that he pours not only a prodigious energy but also the manifold lessons garnered from his varied experiences. 

Not only does an aspiring sculptor relinquish the relative stability of a salaried job for the aleatory existence of an artist, but he must also wrestle with what Prince calls the “600-pound gorilla.” That “gorilla,” he explains, is the almost crushing weight of tradition: the influence of all the great artists whose work he knew so well and loved…

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