Book Stack Sculpture A Little Bit of Blue
~books, beeswax, oil pigment, twine, varnish
James Smith, “Gunnison-R”, mixed media
from charon kransen:
“I’m drawn to buildings as metaphor for system breakdowns – and as opportunities to learn more about how humans interface with the world through architecture. I use neglected structures as my raw material. In this way, I am able to reveal their hidden construction, provide new ways of perceiving space, and create metaphors for the human condition.
Remember, there’s a bureaucracy to opposable thumbs, and it’s best that we remember, brick by brick, that just the way the game goes…”
“And after we get to France?” Sketchbook page