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Mark Dion

November 24, 2009

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Mark Dion’s biography on Art:21 Tar and Feathers and Concrete Jungle I ‘With some of my work, you can sense that it has a pretty dark tone. As much asI’m engaged in a discourse that is ecological, I’m not one of those artists who is spendinga lot of time imagining a better ecological future. I’m […]

Art and craft united

October 12, 2009

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Martin Puryear lives and works in the Hudson valley area, upstate New York. He makes both monumental and freestanding sculptures from natural materials, including wood, tar, rawhide, stone and wire – materials that have a ‘raw, tactile and inelegant quality’. From these, he creates large, imposing, very well crafted geometric shapes. Although I haven’t seen […]