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New Industrial Wabi-Sabi Sculpture

 I completed a new Industrial Sculpture this week.  The piece stands 53 inches high, the base is 7.5 by 10.5 inches.  It is created with building materials and found objects.  The body of work I am creating with my sculptures is heavily influenced by the ancient Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi.  The Wabi-Sabi aesthetic is the view or thought of finding the beauty in every aspect of nature.  It is about the aesthetic of seeing the beauty of things in existence, that are 'imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete'. This first photo gives you an idea of the size. For me there is always a challenge in photographing a tall slender piece of work.  The following photos show the work from all sides.  The industrial sculptures I create are with the intention of them not really having a front or back but instead are created to be viewed and appreciated from all angles. I have some close ups of the work next.  The piece is titled, "Buttoned Up."  I 'borrowed' a button from

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