Boris Kramer

Kramer Sculptures

"I am a sculptor. I heat and hand forge metal until it gives form to expressions of human energy. When heated, metal is extremely forgiving--that's why I chose it as a medium. Through art, I explore humanity. In particular, I explore the ways in which we are drawn together."

Boris Kramer believes that art should communicate visually in order to create a dialogue between artist and viewer. Art needs to interpret, understand, influence, and change culture. Kramer focuses on visually describing the essence of primary relationships, whether between lovers, family members, or co-workers, in order to bring strength to those bonds. For Kramer, art must touch not just the mind but the heart also.

Boris Kramer works directly with all different kinds of metal. Whether it is the traditional iron work that his father taught him, or the monumental bronze fabrication techniques that he taught himself, Kramer understands the principles of forming both hot and cold metal. The contrast between the strength of the medium and the tenderness of the subject matter appeals to many.

Boris Kramer was born in Hamilton, Ontario. His father, Richard Kramer, was a renowned artist and a blacksmith. After Boris completed his graduate studies in fine art and post-graduate degree in Renaissance/Reformation history and philosophy, he committed his future to art.

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Dancing Family
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 330 - $ 640
Carpe Diem - Female
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 216 - $ 410
Quiet Encounter
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 216 - $ 1,030
Synergy
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 276 - $ 1,360
Elegant Dancers
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 290 - $ 590
Family with Newborn
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 244 - $ 250
Joyous Dancers
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 290 - $ 590
Tango
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 276 - $ 550
Partners
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 276 - $ 1,360
Family with Three Children
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 322 - $ 1,805
Kindred Spirits
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 255 - $ 490
Dancing Family with a Boy
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 276 - $ 365
Embrace
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 290 - $ 1,430
Intimacy
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 255 - $ 1,340
Family with Two Children
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 286 - $ 1,540
Achiever
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 385 - $ 600
Mentor
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 216 - $ 410
Emergence
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 450 - $ 540
Intimate Dancers
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 290 - $ 590
Dancing Family with a Girl
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 276 - $ 364
Carpe Diem Achiever
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 480 - $ 600
Three Graces
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 364
Family with 4 Children
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 358 - $ 780
Family with 1 Child
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 250 - $ 510
Best Friends - Female
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 216 - $ 395
Good Company
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 320
Embrace in Brass
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 580
Carpe Diem
Metal Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 216 - $ 410
Intimacy
Bronze Sculpture

by Boris Kramer
$ 8,100
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
One Man Gallery Show, Marcus Ashley Galleries, CA, USA, South Lake Tahoe, 2005
American Crafts Council Show , Baltimore, MD, USA, Baltimore Convention Center, 2009-2013
Art Expo, New York, NY, USA, New York Pier 92, 2001-2013
Art Beijing Art Fair, Beijing, China, Beijing, 2008
Shanghai International Art Festival, Shanghai, China, Shanghai, 2008