“What does one prefer? An art that struggles to change the social contract, but fails? Or one that seeks to please and amuse, and succeeds?”
-Robert Hughes, The Shock of the New
The lines in the work describe a journey, not a destination; fleeting connections and parallel moments, tenuous layers of graphite over repurposed woodland. Depths and fractures, fissures and veins, seeking, running, or slowly cooling intrusions hidden beneath, worn down, trodden on and forgotten.
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