There's a lot of sculptural work around right now that is heavily reliant on piles of random crap, sometimes found, sometimes purchased. Portions of Andy Coolquitt's installation at last year's Texas Contemporary Fair were actually thrown away by janitorial staff. Sometimes those scatters, piles, arrangements and accumulations manage to connect with and convey something visually or conceptually striking to the viewer. Sometimes they are just (intentionally or unintentionally) mute,... More >>>
Photo courtesy of Blaffer Art Museum
Washers, caps and plastic gaskets make up Round Things with a Hole in the Middle Most of the Time.