KNOUN

PROTOIST SERIES

Weathering Alloy Steel

156 x 40 x 11 in. / 4,800 lbs

 

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Exhibition: Protoist Series, Selected Forms

December 13 2014 - April 5 2015

 

This series investigates the material through distinctive cuts suspending elemental medium at a moment between melt and cut as well as between sensory stimulus and definiton.

 

The surface of Protoist Forms are created by the additive rust from the oils/acids of the human hand as well as the subtractive removal of surface memory by the very same touch.

 

Director: Michael Govan

Curator: Franklin Sirmans, Holly Harrison

Sponsor: Lannan Foundation

In Kind Support: Christopher Powers, KC Fabrications

 

Image Credit: ©2015 Studio Corday and LACMA Associates