Thursday, January 5, 2012

BEAUTY: Sculpture--Kate MccGwire

The disquieting work of Londoner Kate MccGwire gets its power from the material she uses: feathers. Referencing serpents and feathers as scales (birds are descended from reptiles), her hypnotizing, often site specific work evokes images of strange undulating creatures, water, bodily functions, and the penis.

Top to bottom: Evacuate; Evacuate detail; Evacuate detail; Slick; Lure; Warp; Corvid; Discharge

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