Robert “Bob” Sestok is a Detroit original and career artist, living and working in the city since his days at Wayne State University. In the early 1970s, Sestok was one of the recognized names among the Cass Corridor Movement—arguably the most notorious contemporary art movement to emerge from Detroit. Sestok’s scrap metal sculptures dot city […]
Cass Corridor artist Robert Sestok is perhaps best-known for his welded sculptures assembled from scrap metals, which can be seen along the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, adorning residential properties in Woodbridge, and of course, at City Sculpture — the Cass Corridor sculpture park that Sestok organized and opened in 2015, adjacent to his longtime studio space. […]
Aesthetically, the three-person show Cosmologies, which opened at the CCS Center Galleries on January 23rd and runs through the 27th of this month, reminds me very much of a Hubble telescope picture series of a formation called “Pillars of Creation” in the Eagle Nebula—a star-forming region. Works by New York-based painter Assunta Sera draw directly […]
The sharp-eyed and clean-cut Matthew Piper informed me today that the piece I wrote about sculptor and Cass Corridor living legend Robert Sestok’s City Sculpture for Hyperallergic was linked in this piece about cheap eats and local charm in the NYT’s travel section last week. NEAT. And thanks, Matt! Good looking out.
DETROIT — It was a letter-perfect evening in Detroit for the opening last week of Robert Sestok’s long-anticipated sculpture park, City Sculpture. It seemed the weather was as eager as the hundreds of people who attended the festivities to support the longtime Detroit artist and contributor to the Cass Corridor art movement in the 1960s […]