Subliminal Virtues Revisited
About Joe Sorge
Connecticut-based sculptor Joe Sorge studied at the School of Visual Art (SVA) in New York City.
While Joe's body of work is most often made with stainless steel which he sometimes dyes to give the forms bold, solid colors, he also experiments with stone carving, genesa crystals, tiger eye alabaster and others. He works with a variety of colors, finishes, and textures, to create the final piece.
Joe's sculptures express the fluidity and tension inherent in the material he uses. His work draws on a modernist vocabulary to create abstract, often whimsical objects. The playful shapes each sculpture creates dramatizes the relationship between the horizontal and vertical planes. The resulting positive and negative spaces cast light and shadow on the sculpture's surroundings, allowing the art to interact with and impact the environment in which it is placed.