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Access Cover 11, 2019

$2,500

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Description

These wall sculptures represent objects that are called by several names including utility covers, manhole covers, maintenance covers, or my preferred title Access Covers. In this body of work, I examine access covers as objects that are often overlooked or under-considered aesthetically through a perspective that values their aesthetics over their physical purpose.  The patterns of the access covers initially drew my attention, but I quickly also became mesmerized by the various colors, textures, and surface qualities that emerged when I amplified the often more subtle visual aspects of the access covers. The color palettes I tease out of these Access Covers and my choices to use velvet as a material and the word "access" to describe these objects elicit conceptual consideration of appearance, access, privilege, and gendered connotations of hard and soft. This artwork comes ready to hang with a french cleat attached to the back. This artwork is signed on the back.

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CV3BH
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No
Medium

sculpture | Dye sublimation print on velvet mounted to carved wood panel with flocking

Details

23.75 x 23.75 x 0.75 in | 60.32 x 60.32 x 1.90 cm

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J Myszka Lewis

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