American sculptor Robin Antar has been called “Brooklyn’s answer to Andy Warhol.”
Antar began sculpting in stone as a teenager and became completely devoted to her work, carving abstract sculptures that were deeply rooted in her emotions. She received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York in 1981 and turned to realism, inspired by American popular culture, in 1998.
Antar’s mission is to create a visual record of modern American culture through commonplace objects as she explores, “What is America?” Meticulously carved in stone with her distinct brand of hyperrealism, a hamburger with fries, an American-made workboot and Oreo cookies become lasting monuments to contemporary life.
Robin Antar’s sculptures have been exhibited in galleries and museums across the U.S. In 2012, she became the first female artist to exhibit at Pop International Galleries in New York which exhibits work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Andy Warhol. She has been commissioned to create work for Dr. Martens, Stella Artois, Skechers and Château Haut-Brion.
Antar’s work has been featured in Food Network Magazine, the New York Post, Huffington Post, HGTV and Fox News, among others.
Robin Antar lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.