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Michael Neville

Buffalo Bill Jr. Rocker

2012, Cardboard pulp, walnut, black tea dye, 24"w x 18"h x 8"d

This was my first attempt to design a rocking horse using a classic form. This piece is an extended experiment with cardboard pulp, building on previous models using this material. My aim was to use a natural dye to color the cardboard pulp. The pulp comprises 100 percent post-consumer cardboard. The cardboard is processed into a pulp and then packed by hand over an internal “skeleton” to realize its form.

Michael Neville - Buffalo Bill Jr. Rocker

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