"Thawing Tundra" - an area of permafrost where growth still occurs. The locust thorns recall growth and the copper double helix is the conduit for it. I accept what is near and work with nature in its manner of operation.


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Christophe de Menil (French-American, b. 1933) is an art collector, philanthropist, jewelry designer and member of the de Menil family of France. Known for her singular eye and unexpected vision, de Menil’s penchant for collecting is evidenced in her illustrious inner circle, of which includes the likes of Charles James and John Cage, amongst others. Notably, her grandson, the late Dash Snow, has instilled within her unfettered support for young artists.

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Untitled, 2014
Lot Number 109
Acrylic paint, plastic, copper, fibreglass
Dimensions Variable - Height: 30 inches Weight: 36 pounds

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  • Dimensions
    Dimensions Variable - Height: 30 inches Weight: 36 pounds