As a young artist Sijan shared projects with legendary Duane Hanson to develop finishing techniques that they both incorporated into their sculptures. Sijan has elevated to pre-eminence in a golden age of hyperrealistic sculpture. Hailed as the successor to Hanson as Master of the genre. Sijan is the only artist to have worked with Hanson and appears to be the only hyperrealistic sculptor presently focused on American types.
Marc Sijan and Duane Hanson.