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“Tiny Mint Green Jacket, Found Steel Sculpture, 2023

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Upon discovering a weathered steel drum that had been warped to resemble the sleeve of a garment, artist Gordon Chandler was inspired to embark on a series of kimono sculptures formed from found metal scraps. With an eye to the aesthetic possibilities of this humble material, Chandler invests the reclaimed steel with sculptural fluidity and a wry sense of form. Flattened with the center portion rolled out and the sides left open, this discarded barrel takes on the look of a miniature jacket. Coated with a mint green finish, the eroded metal appears as draped fabric, folded back to form a simple collar. The sculpture is finished with the artist's initials stamped in place of a garment label.
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  • Dimensions:
    Height: 4.5 in (11.43 cm)Width: 6.5 in (16.51 cm)Depth: 1.5 in (3.81 cm)
  • Style:
    Industrial (In the Style Of)
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  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    2023
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: CGCH026B1stDibs: LU820037290762
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