Monday, July 07, 2014

Sculpture: "Instances"

Array of five.
Media: Plaster and cloth over expanded polystyrene, acrylic paint. Each "house" is approximately 5"W x 7.5" H x 3" D.

Completed July 5, 2014.

Experiment with recursion and accident amidst restricted form, color and movement.

The "house form is an archetype in our culture. Together they form a streetscape, a neighborhood.

I cut the forms out on a table saw, then worked layers of plaster over them until each had a unique shape. Working from a limited palette, I threw on successive streams of paint from different angles.

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