David Kracov's "Heart of Rock 'N' Roll" is a visual anthem to rock music's enduring spirit. This galvanized metal sculpture pulses with the lifeblood of the genre, forming a heart from a collection of intricately assembled guitars. Each guitar is hand-painted with acrylics, highlighting the individuality and iconic status of the instruments that have carried the chords and solos of rock's greatest anthems. The layered composition reflects the depth and complexity of rock music's history, with each stratum symbolizing a different era or style within the genre. This wall sculpture is not just a tribute to rock 'n' roll; it embodies its passionate soul, a tangible representation of the rhythm that has kept the heart of music beating loudly across generations.
Born in Boston, David Kracov studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and began his career in animation with the Brad Pitt feature, ‘Cool World.’ David went on to work with Disney Animation, Don Bluth Animation, Rich Animation, as well as several other studios, before beginning his solo work as a sculptor and painter. Kracov’s vibrant color palette shows up in his unique steel wall sculptures that begin with hundreds of small sketches. David’s meticulous steel work along with his scrutinizing attention to detail allows his sculptures to take on a life of their own, and his famous butterflies take flight. David’s playful and creative works are each a testament to his steady hand and wonderfully unique artistic ideas. His work brings joy and humor to pop art.
90x109 cm | 35x42 in
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