David Altmejd, The Vessel: Photo Gallery

By Katherine Stauble, Publications, NGC and Jonathan Shaughnessy, Associate Curator, Contemporary Art, NGC on March 26, 2013
1. The Vessel

1. The Vessel

David Altmejd, The Vessel (2011), plexiglas, chain, plaster, wood, thread, wire, acrylic paint, epoxy resin, epoxy clay, acrylic gel, granular medium, quartz, pyrite, assorted minerals, adhesive, wire, pins, and needles, 260.4 × 619.8 × 219.7 cm. NGC. © David Altmejd, Courtesy Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

"What inspired The Vessel was a movement. The movement of something that retracts a little, to gain energy just before throwing itself forward. Like a wave that draws back and swells with water and energy, and is about to crash; or the movement of an arm that is about to throw an object." (David Altmejd, 2011)

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By Katherine Stauble, Publications, NGC and Jonathan Shaughnessy, Associate Curator, Contemporary Art, NGC| March 26, 2013
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Katherine Stauble, Publications, NGC and Jonathan Shaughnessy, Associate Curator, Contemporary Art, NGC

Katherine Stauble, Publications, NGC and Jonathan Shaughnessy, Associate Curator, Contemporary Art, NGC

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