Tuesday, January 18, 2011

inspiration

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Lynda Benglis, Zita, from the Sparkle Knot series, 1972
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Lynda Benglis , Valencia
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Lynda Benglis, Bravo, 1972
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Lynda Benglis, Victor, 1974
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...I was also creating an energy through the metal. Metals have different energies. And this particular work combined many metals. The outside surface is tin and the inside surface under the tin is steel. Under the steel is the plaster. Under the plaster is the cloth. And you can see the cloth edges at the bottom of the knot, the two ends. And under the cloth is that screen wire that we use everyday on windows...


audio program excerpt from MoMA 2001









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