Play the Fool

sculpture and artist book

medium: acrylic and linen thread
Closed: 20 in. x 6 in. x 3 in.
Open: 20 in. x 13 in. x 13 in.

What we see isn’t always what we get. Perspective often determines whether we are the player or the one being played. Like a convincing drawing, Play the Fool relies on illusion to create the perception of mass and motion. A viewer’s vantage point makes all the difference between what he or she perceives is real and what is simply an optical manipulation.

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