HR: 'Process is extremely important to me, almost as important as the end result. The physical form is only the residue of an artist's creative process' - read the entire essay by clicking here - pictured: new Tower at the studio
"Much like the proponents of Minimalism, Richardson chose to master an industrial material: cutting large sheets of commercial-grade glass in their raw form into shapes that he refines by literally chiseling the edges. His sculptures are formed by fusing these smaller fragments together, using a high-intensity light welding process. In a way, Richardson treats the glass as if it were stone: resulting in sculptures with flowing shapes and rhythms that transform as a result of their interaction with light." Read more.