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DAVID ALTMEJD: THE FLUX AND THE PUDDLE. David Altmejd Studio, New York, 2014. Distributed by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. 148 pp. (10 foldout) with 119 col. ills. 31 x 24 cm. ISBN 9780990662808 Bilingual in English and French.
Publisher's description: Canadian sculptor David Altmejd (born 1974) presents his large-scale Plexiglass installation The Flux and the Puddle, a multilayered, structural environment in which werewolves, smashed mirrors and sculpted heads are strategically placed. "I think of the big Plexiglas box as a kind of stage or a laboratory space," Altmejd explained to a reviewer for Art in America. "The work is operatic. It's basically about the making of sculpture. Everything you see was made from inside the box. Ideas germinated from the inside. I let the work evolve and grow as much as possible. There's very little that's premeditated; it's not pre-designed." This publication documents the artist's knack for inventing disorienting and complex architectural arrangements.
Artist(s):Altmejd, David
Indexing: Western — Canada — Post-2000 — Sculpture, Installation Art
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 168661
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