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Event Horizon Orange Event Horizon Orange

James Perkins

Event Horizon Orange

Original Sculpture

Regular price $ 10,000.00 SOLD

This original work has been sold. Sale


silk, sun, sand, wind, wood, water, aluminum | 2017

Initiated in 2016 on the beach in Fire Island, New York, the “Burying Painting” series employs a system in nature to explore the experience of weathering the difficult circumstances of life and the existential questions that we all face.The work consists of time-based land art installations of specific objects that Perkins’ calls post-totem structures, usually remaining outdoors for a period of one month to one year. As the work ages, the colors change back and forth. Becoming darker as they become wet in the rain, lightening as they become bleached in the sun. Using wood and silk, the objects start outdoors in the language of sculpture and come indoors as paintings with marks made in collaboration with nature.  Perkins’ desire is to blur the lines of existence; between sculpture and painting, monumental land art and temporary works, human intervention and nature.


95 x 50 x 2.5 inches


Signed by artist.

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