Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Transmutation I/2011

Death mask 1 (top)

Death mask 2 (second from top)

Death mask 3 (third from top)

Death mask 4 (center)

Death mask 5 (bottom)

Death mask 6 (left)

Death mask 7 (right)

Transmutation I/2011; laminated beech wood, concrete, steel, epoxy resin, enamel wash, and enamel, $6,900

Weight approx. 22.5 kg (50 lb). Approximate dimensions: height 140 cm (55"), span 80 cm (31"), individual cross beam width 20 cm (8"). Features seven death masks individually cast from concrete and painted and finished by hand. Approximate dimensions of individual death masks: 15 cm x 29 cm x 30 cm (6" x 11.5" x 12"). Cross is labeled and signed on back.

May be displayed either standing on the floor (must be secured to wall) or mounted on the wall (requires additional support on bottom due to weight).

Note that due to this piece's substantial dimensions and weight; it must either be picked up in person at the artist's workshop in Zurich, Switzerland, or a cargo company must be directed to collect the piece.

This cross was the center piece of the Antecedent Death I exhibition, Lausanne, Switzerland, February/March 2011. Lowermost photo by Franck Faignot; used with kind permission.

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