Man in a Box
People often have been fooled by Sijan’s work. His “security guard” sculpture sits in the lobby of the Milwaukee Bucks practice facility, where it once frustrated Michael Jordan by its lack of conversation that he complained to management.
When Marc Sijan exhibits his sculptures, people don’t just stop to admire them but generally take a few minutes to decide for themselves if the work is really a piece of art or an actual person.
Marc Sijan: Sculptor creates images that look so real, observers may find themselves chatting to a work of art.
Mary ElsenhartSAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
There is a gritty realism that conveys the humanism that we see in Marc Sijan’s pieces.Yet there is also obviously a very mystical quality expressing religious undertones or overtones. None of this would be effective without the technical mastery we see in all the sculptures.
Brady RobertsChief CuratorMILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM
I have never seen a more interactive artwork than this. It actually draws people in, and people really enjoy it.
Dawn LeeTHE NEW YORK TIMES
He is the leading exponent on the planet of ‘perfect human figurative sculpture’. Sijan’s works are maintained in museums and top collections all around the world.
Alan EisenbergContributing EditorCONQUISTADOR
Can’t believe your eyes. Certainly expect them to blink
With more than sixty solo museum exhibitions and international representation to his credit, Sijan’s work has traveled throughout the USA and the world. He deserves premier artist in his genre.
Mark TullosDirectorALEXANDRIA MUSEUM OF ART