Agora Design Partnership | Design for Public Parks & Spaces

Richard Light Sculpture

Recent Sculpture Work

Raoul Wallenberg Portrait

Life-size portrait in bronze of Swedish humanitarian and businessman Raoul Wallenberg, who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during World War II.

  • Commissioned 2016. In progress.

Totemic Masks Series

Oval bronze masks demonstrate the uses of totemic figures in modern consumer culture.

  • “The Family” uses ordinary, mass-produced objects to shed light on family relationships.
  • “The Birthing Room” demonstrates the evolution of consumer products and trends, mainly in the period after World War II.
  • “Mysterious Objects” spans from the early to late twentieth century and shows the irony in such consumer objects and art.
  • Completed 2014 to 2015

Totemic Columns Series

A study on totems, menhirs and henges through history. Bronze vertical totems include four-part totems, male and female, the Bell Tower developed from mass-produced cups, the Even-Uneven Tower (a variant of Brancusi’s column), and plant-derived forms.

  • Completed between 2007 and 2016

Olivier Messiaen Memorial

Two portrait busts of composer and ornithologist Olivier Messiaen in bronze.

  • Commission for the Memorial Committee of Olivier Messiaen in France; Completed 2016

Marc Chagall Memorial

Portrait bust of Marc Chagall in bronze, one and a half life-size

  • Private commission for the Monument to Chagall in Paris, France
    Completed 2013

Makinauk

10-foot-long bronze turtle depicting the Native American story of the creation of Mackinac Island: For Downtown Development Authority, Kalamazoo, Michigan

  • Installed 2011, Kalamazoo’s Arcadia Creek Festival Park

Monument of Albert Einstein

Commissioned by the Comité Pour Le Monument a Albert Einstein

  • Installed 2009, College de France, Fifth Arrondissement, Paris, France