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Uploaded by : Arty | 05/20/09

  • Title:
    Untitled (Vete al Diablo)
  • Artist:
    Dan Colen
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  • Description:
    2006 Wood, wire, polyurethane, papier mâché, gesso, oil paint 182.9 x 121.9 cm base 30.5 cm In Untitled (Vete Al Diablo), a graffitied boulder is fictionally transplanted from suburban wasteland. Towering as a henge-like monument, it immediately conjures images of teenage ritual, exuding a reliquary aura as degenerate totem. It is in fact made from papier mâché expertly faux finished to look like the real thing. Colen creates a duplicity in the sculpture’s rough hewn appearance, elevating the overlooked and forsaken to a contemplative object of inspiring craftsmanship.
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