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Jun 4

installation work by gregory euclide

by thecargohteam  | Comment

This installation at the Museum of Arts and Design for Otherworldly, created by Gregory Euclide is a painted large traditional landscape that flows onto the floor toward a fifth-floor window overlooking Central Park. The work consists of several dioramas that are built from materials that were collected on walks as well as several paper casts from boulders in Central Park.

1)Acrylic, Acrylic Caulk,Cast Paper from Central Park Boulders, Eurocast, Fern, Foam, Goldenrod, Hosta, Lawn Fertilizer, Moss, Paper, Pencil, PETG, Sedum, Sponge, Wood. Size is 7.5’ x 14’ x 5’.

2) Water Falling from the Canvas into the gallery wall and floor space

3)  Evaporation detail

4) View from afar

5) Each of the cut plastic bottles exist as a microcosm within the the piece

6) Depiction of the work in progress in museum of art and design’s studio space

7) Conceptual sketches 1 and 2 of the installation

8) The grass is made from glue, paint and human hair (yikes!)

9) The framed work which comes to life within the greater piece is first painted by the artist

10) The fourth sketch for ‘held within what hung open and made to lie without escape’

all images by : Gregory Euclide

His work is currently on display at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, Nevada (hey that's where I from) from March 24th through September 2nd, 2012!  I will for sure be seeing this in person.

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