Wood River Valley artist Robert Kantor recently donated a metal sculpture to the Napa Valley Vinters Community Health Center. The painted steel mobile was created with colors of the rainbow and geometrical shapes. Called “God’s Promise,” it’s over 8 feet high and spans 19 feet. Kantor was a graduate fellow at New York University in l964, where he studied the … Read More
Imagine a life that balances heart, mind, and body-a circumference in touch with a center that sets events in motion around it. Try slipping your hands along sensual surfaces of shapes that move with the wind or in response to other movements in their common field. Find such longings in yourself and step into the hypnotic spin of Robert Kantor’s … Read More
Drive south on State Highway 75 and you’ll be cheered by several pieces of artwork. It makes the drive-if caught in traffic-a tad more bearable. One of the most welcoming sights as one approaches Hailey from the north is a large mural on the west side of the Sakura restaurant. Painted by Hailey native Lynsey Dyer, 22, it has been … Read More
Boise State University welcomed a gift of art Oct. 19, with the delivery and installation of a sculpture titled “Rising Star” on the northeast corner of the Student Recreation Center plaza. The wind-driven mobile is on loan for three years from Idaho-based sculptor Robert Kantor, whose work can be found in several public and private collections in Sun Valley, Chicago … Read More
Students and faculty welcomed the installation of a new sculpture this week in front of the Boise State Student Recreation Center. University President Bob Kustra said the 3,000 pound “Rising Star” created by Robert Kantor is a sign of BSU’s rising national profile. “The artwork is a symbol of where we are going as an institution,” Kustra said. He said … Read More
“We live with art”, says artist Bob Kantor, looking around his beautiful lakeside home in the Wood River Valley. “My wife and I designed this house… around our art collecting.” A successful businessman, Kantor always had a passion for collecting and creating art and is now devoting most of his time to his sculpting career. His giant, beautifully crafted mobiles … Read More
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