Artur Lescher’s work attest to his constant experimentation with materials, their physical qualities and objectual characteristics. Through his works, the artist makes constant reference to natural elements, which when reproduced impeccably by means of industrial processes, reveal and deny these real allusions.
The works of the Metaméricos series are linear sculptures made of wooden segments and custom brass hinges that can take many configurations and positions in space. Evoking the possibility of the fluidity of matter, the artist creates transformable articulations that incorporate the complicity of the viewer as they are modified.
Another key component in Lescher’s body of work is architecture, both in synthesis and context. In an abstraction exercise of in-situ installations, the artist adopts the spatial situations of the exhibition space to transform corners, walls and doors into large-scale installations. His works emerge subtly as poetic gestures in space transmitting force and instability, balance and movement, tension and silence. Neutralized, the functionality of the object ceases to exist and the possibilities of interpretation and meaning multiply.
Artur Lescher emerged in the mid-80’s, influenced by the Neo-Concrete movement (Mira Schendel, Helio Oiticica, Sergio Camargo), into the Brazilian art scene. From this point of rupture he has presented his work in the major museums and institutions of Brazil including: the Sao Paulo Biennale, Biennale Mercosur, MAC and MAM in Sao Paulo. He has also exhibited his work in Germany, Argentina, Colombia, Spain, USA and France.