2013 | Bronze, Edition of 8
21"x 28" x 16.5"

"First Kiss instantly enchanted me. The moment I saw this beautiful sculpture I recognized its importance to American Contemporary Art. The gleaming reflections of the polished bronze and the sinuous form, coupled with the effects of light and shade made this an Dzobject of As I spoke with Alexander, his artistry and skills including draftsmanship and technical training were impressive. His careful, fluid description of the process of cutting, hammering, welding and polishing was a captivating paradox of the strength and ingenuity needed to create such a delicate, evocative shape. Gifts of creativity and capable hands will solidify Alexander’s position as one of the most talented sculptors of our time.

— Diane DeMell Jacobsen, PhD, Trustee Thomas H. and Diane DeMell Jacobsen PhD Foundation