Changing shape: UM welcomes new art professor

Wood, broken reflectors and metal castings are not uncommon materials for Tanner Young’s sculptures. Some people see art in music, others through a camera lens or in a pallet of paint. For Tanner Young, art is in everything. From metal tools to scraps of wood and plastic, Young sees beauty, potential and a story begging to be told. “Sculpture is in itself an absurdity, but makes the most sense,” Young recently wrote in an introduction to his latest collection of work. “Physically and lyrically, it allows experiences to be recalled, our realities to merge and the routine and familiar...

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