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Uploaded by : Michael Chichi | 04/15/09

  • Title:
    Large Field Array
  • Artist:
    Keith Tyson
  • Year:
  • Description:
    Described by Walter Robinson as ‘nothing less than a complete Pop cosmology,’[4] Large Field Array comprises 300 modular units, most formed from into implied 2-foot cubes; the cubes are arranged into a grid occupying both the floor and walls of a gallery when installed. Each highly crafted cubic sculpture represents a unique yet highly recognizable feature of the world, from popular culture to natural history. Sculptures as diverse as a representation of American billionaire Donald Trump’s wedding cake, a chimney with a bird on top of it with a satellite dish, and a chair made of skeletons, were all constructed and arranged. The installation invited the viewer/participant to negotiate his or her own path through a seemingly random assortment of images and ideas, echoing the mental processes which create free associations between disparate phenomena which so fascinate Tyson.
  • Disciplines and Movements:
    20th-Century & Beyond and Mixed Media
  • Themes and Tags:
    mathematical, sophisticated, fantastic, self-reflection, atmospheric, conceptual, abstract and complex

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