Born in Pittsburg, in Pennsylvania, William Accorsi has been writing children’s books since High School, and later on, he began teaching in an elementary school in Ohio, before settling in Martha’s Vineyard.
Since 1962, he resides in New-
Many art collectors take a lively interest in his work, which has been exhibited
in many American Museums and Galleries, for example, Museum of Modern Art, Folk Art
Museum, American Craft Museum of New-
After having fully explored the history of mobile toys’, including the European and Asian automatic versions, and the elegant little mechanic figurines of the XVIIIth century, to today’s massive toy production line, William Accorci creates his mobile, immobile and swinging sculptures, from a vast array recycled material, wood, metal...
The “moving sculptures” are representative of a world of massive consumerism where the traditional link is idyllic, but also sometimes cruel, caught between nature and mankind.
Forever faithful to an enchanting childlike world, the creative concept of “sculpture-
The ingeniousness of the assembly of these sculpture-
The “erotic puzzles”... The artist plays with the emotional and affective world of adults; a disenchanted world where derision and mockery, impertinence, arrogance and disillusionment are blended...one could see here a cheeky little provocation towards the puritan side of America...
In any case, there remains the ever same creative drive, the impulse that lives within the artist’s heart and soul, that connects him to nature!