Brent Fogt

“Handbook of English” Red and Cream Abstract Contemporary Collage Sculpture 2020



Concrete, Wood, Glue, Acrylic, Cardboard, Magazine Paper


Colorful red and cream abstract contemporary collage sculpture that incorporates pages from 1960 Handbook of English, cardboard, wood, concrete, acrylic paint, and wood glue. The organic, amorphous form features a primarily white surface with accents of bright reds and greens.

Artist Biography

The son of a Lutheran pastor and a psychotherapist, Brent Fogt (he likes to say Fogt rhymes with boat) was born in Ohio and raised in Texas. He produces drawings, collages, and sculpture that combine found materials such as furniture, clothing, and organic materials. Fogt’s work has been featured in solo exhibitions at Austin College, Emory University, Indiana University and the Lawndale Art Center, and in publications such as New American Paintings, Art in America, and hyperallergic. He has completed artist residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, I-Park Foundation and Yaddo, and was a BOLT resident at the Chicago Artists Coalition in 2017-18. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. Fogt lives and works in Houston, Texas.


H 60 in. x W 24 in. x D 20 in.