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Lucy Skaer – Black Alphabet

May 10, 2010


Models of Brancusi’s Bird in Space. Brancusi was stopped by US customs who wondered what the sculpture was – was it an engine part, a mechanical device? Skaer remade the sculptures with compressed coal dust. They glint in the light –  like coal, diamonds also come from carbon. “Bird in Space a synthesis of Brancusi’s […]