Repose, 1997

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Wood, aluminum, velvet 70” x 96” x 22”


REPOSE is a sculptural work depicting a 70” high airplane made of wood and aluminum. Within the fuselage are bulkhead panels made of aluminum. 
Cut out of the aluminum are shapes representing a horizontal cross section of a woman’s body.  The body is facing to the bottom of the airplane, with the head nearest the nose section.  On the floor is a dark blue velvet curtain that swirls around the floor. The work is a “portrait” of sorts, utilizing inuendo and metaphor to give an atmosphere of rest and alternately, imminent disaster.
 
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