Otterness makes abstracted figurative sculpture for public spaces utilizing humor, irony and satire. His sculptures can be found in parks, courthouses, hospitals, libraries, museums and subways across America and Europe. His use of basic shapes and the whimsical nature of his sculptures are inspired by comic book and game imagery.
Tom Otterness. Mad Mom, 2001. Bronze, 119 x 66 x 49.5 inches. Gift of Fred and Lena Meijer. © Tom Otterness.