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Sophie Eisner

MFA 2015

Untitled (Green)

steel, paint, 2014, 15"w x 11"h x 14.5"d

The steel vessels are made through a coiling process in which the repeated laying down of marks creates form. The bumps and droops describe the heat, density of material and direction of my hand as I lay down the bead. The organic shape and texture suggest growth and aging—skin wrinkles, hips swell, muscles stretch, knees crunch, lips split and toes curl. I often think of the welded line as a scar stitching. My welded vessels are not things that have been scarred, they are scars that have become things. The whole is made by connections rather than by parts.

 

Sophie Eisner - Untitled (Green)

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