HalseyRodman

发布日期:2020-04-07   作者:亚洲杯外围   已浏览: 85次

HalseyRodman’ssculpturesanddrawingsengagewiththemythologyoftheartist.Throughhisuseofeclecticmaterials,text,andabstraction,Rodman’sworksdescribethecreativeprocess,illustratingasomatousthoughtasphysicalform.Convergingtheaustereaestheticsofformalismwithaplayfultheatricality,Rodman’sIAmTurningIntoMistiscomposedofalightbulbplacedatopahexagonal‘plinth’.Evolvingawittyandcomplexnarrative,thebaseissuggestiveofminimalistsculpture,alighthouse,oracircusstage:positingartasspectacle,theartistas‘navagator’,andframingthecartoonemblemof‘brightidea’asanelevatedobjectwithinitself.Standingbarely1meterhigh,andadornedwiththetitletext,thepiececonjurersasenseofmagic,hopefulness,andfallibility.

亚洲杯外围NavigatorTwoisapiecethatwasspeciallycommissionedbytheSaatchiGallery.Thecoincidentaltimingofthiscommissionplayedanintegralpartofthesculpture’sconcept,allowingRodmantorecreatea2006eventandsculpturetitledNavigator,whereincreatingaself-portraitheemployed12peopletoactas‘multipliers’,eachmaking2bodypartsthatwerelaterusedtoconstruct2figures.ThebodyofNavigatorwasassembledon2separatetiers,physicallycreatingamirroredimage.Usingthisideaofdoubling,RodmanstagedthemakingofNavigatorTwoexactlyoneyeartothedateofthefirstevent,usingthesamepeopleinthesameclothes.Theresultingsculptureisnotanexactduplicate;itssubtledifferencesrecordarepeatedvisualformandtheactionofitsconstruction.ThroughcollaborationRodmanengageswiththeconceptofself-portrait(orexperienceofself)asafabricationofexternalperception.AsRodmanexplains:"Thefragmentedvisionofthemultipliersmirrorsourownexperienceofourbody.Thoughwecanapprehendourbodyinreflection,thedirectexperienceofourbodyfeelscompletelydifferent.Itisfragmentary,somewhatawkwardanddefinitelyatoddswiththewayweperceiveotherstoperceiveusasaunifiedform."