The immediate junction of this indented line and the smooth plaster area at the center of the work is marked by a deep crevice, a U- shaped form projecting from the junction painted a bright yellow, and a tin cut to form a spiral, embedded in the plaster and painted red.The outer spiral of the tin rests upon the yellow projection and is in turn held down by a white stone placed upon it, directly over the yellow projection.This group is placed directly against a large area of tinted plaster which develops a series of curved surfaces, undulating in three-dimensions across the surface of the work.These areas are tinted in a wariety of orange hues and contain a number of objects embedded in and projecting from them.
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Kurt Schwitters – MerzBarn – Details 2
- Embodiments of Power & Prestige
Exceptional Collection of African, Oceanic, and South American Arms, Armour, and Textiles to Sell at Bonhams Los Angeles February 23, 2018This spring, Bonhams Los Angeles will offer a private, single-owner collection celebrating African, Oceanic, and South American artistry and mastery in Embodiments of Power & Prestige: Exceptional African, Oceanic and South American Arms, Armour and Textiles. This extraordinary collection is comprised of the highest quality examples of shields, staffs, weapons, and textiles, and will be […]