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Hudson, NY. 12534

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Frank Litto (Sculpture)

Artist Statement

The wheel compositions were begun in the late 60's and I continued to produce them until the late 80's. These pieces are very time consuming, labor intensive and require a high degree of craftsmanship and knowledge of the wheelwright craft.


The wheels are made of oak and ash in thicknesses of 1/2 inch and less. What looks like metal, in the later pieces, is carved particle board, treated with acrylic, sand and rust, and it all appears deceptively real. Most of the finished pieces are 2" thick, of which 11/2 '' is support structure. The carved wood of the boats and sofas protrude from the wall somewhat more

Frank Litto


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Americana 2017

Row Boat, 2000

Blue Launch, 1987


Caisson for a Chief, 2007

Wheelyard With Orb, 1978

Western Disaster

The Fettered Pride, 1973

Haywaian Wheel Square Nubs, 1980

Bicycle Queen, 2007

Horizontal Wheel, 1987

Blue Door (open), 2007

Blue Door (closed), 2007


Frank Litto

Education: Albright Art School, Buffalo, New York
         Art Institute of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
         Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
         Art Students League, New York, New York

Teaching Experience:
    School of Architecture
    Syracuse University 1949-1951

Selected Collections:
    Nelson A. Rockefeller
    State Museum, Albany, New York
    State University of New York, Albany
    Munson-Proctor-Williams Institute, Utica, New York
    Nebeau Enterprises, Emmaus, PA
    Bernard Guttman, Brussels, Belgiam
    Princess Marina de Savoie, Rome, Italy
    Godfrey Bradman, London. England
    Galerie Le Portail, Heidelberg, Germany
    Senator Howard Metzenbaum, Cleaveland OH
    Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

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