This sculpture is foam, felt, wood and wire. I love the style of it, because it’s simple to make and has such a graphic effect. The gif I made to show it online almost makes it look like a cartoon animation, which is perfect. There really is a harmonica in there 😉
This was a very big scale project compared to my previous school work. Our assignment was to create a shrine to a found object. I chose a Fender guitar pic, which in my imaginary land saved humanity with the power of music. I made elements of this with ceramics (lil vases inside), wood (general structure), welding and fabric (roof), and acrylic. It was really fun to make this tiny world.
From A to B and Back Again, (named for Warhol’s so-called auto-biography), is the largest collection of Warhol’s work since I believe 1989.
I loved the show. I noticed that my personal favorite Warhol, Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster) was missing from the show, something not surprising as I had actually seen that piece a few weeks previous at the Wadsworth in Hartford. Most notable to me was the portrait room, the mural size works, and the more sculptural displays that showed off such iconic pieces as the brillo boxes. The gallery didn’t have much work to do in the way of a message, Warhol’s philosophy has saturated American minds now, decades later, and his pieces speak for themselves. Any exhibit putting two Warhol’s next to one another would accomplish enough in the way of his philosophy.
The mural size pieces are breathtaking in person, and fantastic feats of painting in my opinion. I wanted a lot more out of the show in terms of 3d displays, Warhol left behind so many artifacts that would have been fascinating to see in person. Overall, the show was clearly more for instagram opportunities and gawking at these massive paintings than actually
It’s not really found footage haha, thats just what we called the project. I teamed up with my friend Mozna and we made this video for class. It’s about surveillance, perspective, technology, and storytelling. Hope ya like it!
I covered a NYFW show for my school paper, heres the link! 🙂
This is a poster I made, I’m gonna put it up around town. It was kinda frivolous but sometimes art is about embracing that 🙂