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Alexis Arnold

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Sculpture

Regular price $ 900.00 SOLD Sale

18"x3"x2" | Original Sculpture

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

The Concretions series came about by thinking about what I could do with the plastic bags and bubble wrap that accumulate in my house and studio, along with excess wet concrete from other pieces. The impetus is an attempt to transform ubiquitous materials into something new, both the bag as a mold and the concrete as material. The plastic creates a smooth, sometimes glossy surface (depending on the plastic) and pillowy folds and dents that seem to tempt viewers to want to experience the pieces tactilely. The application of the 24K gold leaf or gold spray paint further pushes the aesthetic qualities of concrete through the contrast of materials. The series is titled Concretions in reference to the geologic formations, as well as the idea of geologic time, which are common themes in my work

DESCRIPTION

concrete, dye, spray paint, hardware | 2013 

DIMENSIONS

18 x 3 x 2 inches

AUTHENTICATION

The work comes with a Certification of Authenticity signed by the Co-Founder of Tappan

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Arnold's material and process-driven practice explores the structures and phenomena of the natural world across micro to macro levels.

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