Thursday, June 18, 2009

john newman

red sweater fossil, 2005, wool, straw, cast polyester resin, wood, rope, acqua resin, armature wire, papier maché, wood putty, 21 x 10.5 x 10.5, saffron writer's block with blowback, 2002, extruded aluminum, paper, wood, foam, acqua resin, epoxy enamel, oil paint, 15 x 19 x 12, crystal floral bubble, 2007, cast bronze, brass wire, oil paint in extruded copper, wood putty, acqua resin, museum board, gouache12 1/2x 8 1/2x 14, pompom battery, 2004, mold-blown glass, sholapith, copper wire, mutex, sisal, papier maché, styrofoam, japanese paper, acqua resin, wood, wood putty, armature wire, oil paint, 18.5 x 19.5 x 12.5

these sculptures make me laugh because the artist combines such a vast array of disparate materials and even the shapes of the sculptures themselves are totally ludicrous!! but i absolutely love them and love the courage of this work...see more here.

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