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Sharan Elran

Bricks #4

2012, Ceramic, 9"w x 12"h (each)

Bricks #4 is a vase built from a mold that has 35 different brick-like pieces. The final form is determined by chance, since the number of different permutations for this system is some number with 24 zeros following. The chances I repeat the same vase are slim. In terms of its physical shape, this piece lives in the tension between the original model I started with (a generic form of an old vase) and the different parts of the mold that create the vertical surfaces on the final piece. It is designed and fabricated with computers in mind and in action.

Sharan Elran - Bricks #4

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Due to the building guidelines that are in place in response to the COVID-19 situation, we are unable to install a new art exhibit in 2020 in our Farmington Hills, Michigan and Fort Worth, Texas offices.

Thankfully, the majority of artists who currently have their work on display in our Michigan and Texas locations have graciously allowed us to continue to do so for another year, through the spring of 2021. We would like to extend a huge thank you to those artists and we look forward to continuing with a new exhibition in the summer of 2021.