Astronomers' Ecstasy As They See Solidarity
100x108x44" / 254x274.3x111.8cm
Materials: throne: wood, plaster, and gold leaf, handmade replica of the helmet worn by Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto: fiberglass and automotive paint, a Del Campo meteorite, armature: wood and felt, handmade nautical flag: polyester and brass, sculptures: plaster and automotive paint, potted houseplants: paper mache and acrylic, mid-century modernist shelf: wood, lacquer, tempered glass, fluorescent lights, and electrical cord, wicker, oak, brass & styrofoam on wooden platform.
Our Age of Brass and Ghosts
53x64x16" / 134.6x162.6x40.6cm
Materials: handmade wooden replica of a 1987 Promax J-1 Super Jumbo Boom Box: painted MDF, armature: wood, paper, and paint, planks: wood, paint, and epoxy resin, plexiglass and plastic on wooden shelf, shellac, boxes: painter’s tape and acrylic, plexiglass & chrome on wooden shelf.
The Allegory of Rule and the Geometry of Wind
36x49x15" / 91.4x124.5x38.1cm
Materials: 1967 McCullough chainsaw, gold chain, clay, gold paint, wire mesh, paper mache, plexiglass, fiberglass & acrylic paint on wooden shelf.
Freeing of Cosmonaut Volynov & Pitcher Gooden.
42x36x12" / 106.7x91.4x30.5cm
Materials: a handmade replica of the helmet worn by Russian cosmonaut Boris Volynov: paper mache, acrylic, and shellac, a handmade replica of a 1986 monochrome Dwight Gooden jersey: cotton and polyester, four-finger rings spelling LOVE and HATE: basswood, acrylic, and gold leaf, cardboard, potted plant: paper mache, acrylic, and shellac, boxes: painter’s tape and acrylic, plexiglass & chrome on wooden shelf.
52x42x13" / 132.1x106.7x33cm
Materials: wood fragment from the Teignmouth Electron (a 40 trimaran involved in a failed attempted to circumnavigate the earth solo without stopping from 1968-1969. The piece was retrieved from the boat, which is currently beached on the shore of Cayman Brac in the Caribbean on December 21, 2006), handmade life preserver: canvas, foam, and cotton, seaman’s jacket: felt and cotton, Mississippi silt in the shape of a blob with a hole in it, jug: paper mache and gold leaf, handmade saxophone strap: cotton, nylon, and brass & handmade pouch: vinyl on wooden shelf.