Paragone of Virtues – 2011
Cast bronze on wooden plinth on small Art Deco table
95.8 x 76 x 45.2 cm,
Bronze only 37 x 26.4 cm
Two dimensionality and illusion in three dimensional form. The work reads two dimensionally from one side or the other. A
traditional painting stretcher, representing the craft of the painter, offers a simultaneous view of a blank canvas when stretched (the structure), as well as the reverse view of the stretcher (sub structure). From either major viewpoint the image is the inverted mirror of the other.