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Steven and William Ladd
The Golden Child

2015

$45,000

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These boxes are made with archival board, fiber and papier-mâché́ and are hand sewn in the artist's New York studio. Each box contains a suspended selection of found metal trinkets, beads, and grommets. Steven and William Ladd are New York based artists and brothers and have been collaborating since 2000. Their first creations were high fashion accessories for international designers, and their work was featured in an exhibition at the Musée des Arts décoratifs at the Louvre. Since then, they have explored many artistic avenues, in particular sewing, beading, drawing and hand-made books. Their pieces range in scale from tiny cast ants to murals over 40 feet square. Signature works include abstracted “landscapes” based on shared memories, people and experiences. Like The Golden Child, these landscapes are displayed in grids on the wall or hidden in stacked boxes, then opened and laid out in formal, ritualistic performances. Their work is hand crafted and labor intensive, and usually involves recycled materials. Steven and William are deeply committed to involving all kinds of people in their practice. They engage directly with school children and their families, special needs groups, inmates at correctional facilities and hospital patients. They dedicate themselves to three core values–Spend Your Life Doing What You Love, Be Focused and Disciplined, Collaborate. Steven and William’s work is in the permanent collections of the Musée de la mode et du textile at the Louvre; the Honolulu Museum of Art; The Corning Museum of Glass; Mingei International Museum, and in the various private collections.

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