Matusz said he has been living and working in Vermont since 1971; a quick web search produced a couple reviews of Matusz shows in Vermont, including this 2007 quote from the Mad River Reporter:
As art critic Ric Kasini Kadour stated in his essay on Matusz's work, "They are sensual and mighty, simple and glorious."
You can read the entire article here. Matusz had a show of his charcoal/pastel nudes in Burlington, Vermont in 2008; to see an image and read a review, click here.
I loved the way Matusz had appropriated found (rescued maybe?) materials, either incorporating them into a larger work or in this case, just giving the thing (sorry I don't have the titles for these) legs and a base. The piece below seems to have come complete with a mouth a nose and a bunch of eyes...
Matusz is also co-founder of a sculpture park and gallery in Stowe, Vermont: The West Branch Gallery and Sculpture Park, which is going on my list for a visit next time I go to Vermont.
|Coelancath, Welded Steel and Granite, 8’6” H|
This one makes me think of Brancusi's bird sculptures, gone industrial.
|That's Matusz on the bike in the background...|
Blacknewt Sculpture Studio
Route 100, Main Street
P.O. Box 708
Phone: (802) 496-5843