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Tool Bones I-VI

Tool Bones I-VI

2013

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Damián Ortega

(Mexican, b. 1967)

Plaster

Sundry Art-Contemporary Fund 2013.90

Fun Fact

Each component of this artwork contains tools covered in fabric and white plaster.

Description

Damián Ortega's Tool Bones I-VI comprises six objects. Each component is created with interlaced tools that are covered in fabric and white plaster, resulting in forms that resemble bones. Through this process, Ortega reconfigures ordinary items into organic-abstract objects that evoke questions of mortality and human existence.

See also
Collection: 
CONTEMP - Sculpture
Department: 
Contemporary Art
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Plaster

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