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Jeffrey Kalban

An architect is forced to manipulate form in three dimensions. Esthetic concerns meet practical, functional concerns involving constraints. An artist manipulates form without thought of functional concerns, creating invented spaces that may not exist in actual physical form. 

These art works, simultaneously both painting and spatial sculpture, suggest space in and out of the picture plane surrounding the viewer. They use color to define transparency and placement in space. Forms passing through transparent planes are affected by color change, creating new multi-dimensional elements breaking the picture plane and altering the viewer’s perceptions of these illusory planes. Visit Jeffrey Kalban's website at:

Jeffrey Kalban is principal of KALBAN ARCHITECTS, an award-winning firm known for providing solutions for major civic, office, institutional, commercial and academic projects, including the South Building at Getty Center in Los Angeles.


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