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Man of STEEL: the life and work of Lee Kelly
It has been said that Lee Kelly(b. 1932-), of Portland Oregon, is a sculptor's sculptor. He has had numerous on-man exhibits in the Pacific Northwest and the U.S.
His public works commissions include many very large and important pieces: City of Bend OR, University of OR, to name just a few.
Interviews with collectors and gallery operators, as well as Lee's very personal and candid discussion, reveal the essence of his persona and creative process. The main focus of the artwork, is the impressively large outdoor fabricated/welded steel forms.
More than a biography, it is an allegory for the triumph of the human spirit over adversity, and how that struggle intensified and enhanced the creative process of Lee Kelly.
This particular release of the film aired on KOPB, Oregon PBS, on August 4, 2000.
August 4, 2000, KOPB, Oregon Public Television.
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