Charcoal Briquettes Sculpture by Jud Nelson. 3 life-sized, hyper-realist portraits of charcoal briquettes carved from black Belgian marble mounted on a deep grey porcelain plaque. 1993. Nelson is in the collections of the Guggenheim, the Walker, and exhibited worldwide. Roberta Smith of the NYTimes describes Nelson as “the Faberge of Post-Minimalism”. Hirshhorn curator, Howard N. Fox, writes, "...as coolly descriptive and deadpan as Chuck Close’s portraits..."