Tuesday, January 21, 2014

BEAUTY: Sculpture--Barry X. Ball

Sculptor Barry X. Ball creates unsettling busts and portraits that reference classical sculpture. They are unsettling because he chooses materials (Mexican onyx, lapis lazuli, Italian marble, calcite) with cracks, fissures, and irregularities which give the impression of disfigured faces, skin conditions, or medical anomalies.


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