Untitled (corner piece), 2017

Clothing Sculpture Schematic: Corner Piece Detail
Untitled (corner piece), 2017
Untitled (corner piece), 2017

This is a sketch for a piece comprised of 3175.15 kilograms of carefully folded second-hand clothing. It will be 2.1 meters tall and 1.8 meters wide. The overall shape is that of a thick, free-standing, corner partition. The color vertically transitions from dark to light and the back again. Inside the corner of the structure, shirt sleeves, pant legs, ties, etc.. emerge to form bridge-like appendages. These elements express the human need to make connections and the idea that we are all one people. It relates to an early work seen Here

Tree Catalog, 2017

Tree Catalog

When I get out of the 7 train at Grand Central, I am faced with a long stairwell leading up to 42nd St. At the base of the stairwell, I often notice the yellow, hand painted numbers, which demarcate the first flight. Should I catalog all the trees in my yard? All the rocks and sticks too?

Tree Catalog
Tree Catalog

Grasp (Maquette), 2004

Clothing Sculpture: Grasp (maquette), 2004 (detail)

Grasp (Maquette), 2004

Size:
10″ x 12″ x 12″ (H x W x D)

Materials:
Folded doll clothing, wood and thread

Description:
The overall shape of this piece refers to the form of a grasping hand. “The grasp reflex appears at birth and persists until five or six months of age. When an object is placed in the infant’s hand and strokes their palm, the fingers will close and they will grasp it. The reverse motion can be induced by stroking the back or side of the hand.”