TORRANCE, CA (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sculptor Daniel Edwards, who recently held a controversial exhibition at New York’s First Street Gallery, that made the front page of the NY Times arts section, and raised the eyebrows of sports fans because of Ted Williams’ “Death Mask” is the featured guest on the latest Send2Press entertainment Podcast. The Podcast is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons.
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Edwards gallery show, which ran during September 2005, was called “The Ted Williams Memorial Display with Death Mask, from The Ben Affleck 2004 World Series Collection.” The main element of the exhibit was Edwards’ sculpture of a “death mask” of baseball great Ted Williams, depicting Williams as he now exists — in a cryonic slumber.
Williams’ actual head is stored in a metal container filled with liquid nitrogen in Scottsdale, Arizona’s Alcor Life Extension Foundation, which claims to be the most advanced cryonics service in the world. Edwards gained some notoriety for the exhibit because some mistakenly believed the death mask was a casting from the actual frozen head of Ted Williams.
Dan is a classically trained sculptor from New York’s Graduate School of the Figurative Arts, and his notable public sculpture work includes The Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy Memorial in Indianapolis, of which groundbreaking ceremonies were performed by President Clinton and Senator Ted Kennedy. He also has works in the permanent collections of the National Art Museum of Sport in Indianapolis, the Las Vegas art museum, and the Indiana statehouse.
The show is hosted by Christopher Simmons, a veteran journalist and contributor to numerous entertainment and technology publications, an award-winning photographer and digital artist, a musician who has composed soundtracks for two TV cable shows, and a highly regarded marketing technologist who has been interviewed by TrendWatch, PCworld, Entrepreneur, and many other national publications.
Simmons is also the author of the forthcoming Podcasting book, “The Savvy Guide to Podcasting” (Indy-Tech Publishing, 2006) which covers the practical how-to aspects of developing content, the mechanics of recording and mastering, and optimization for the Web, as well as marketing and audience measurement and retention.
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