caotica.com

Kurt Schwitters – MerzBarn – Details 2

by Zoot Rollo

September 15, 2014

Reading Time: ( Word Count: )

MerzBarn Detail 2

MerzBarn Detail 2

The immediate junction of this indented line and the smooth plaster area at the center of the work is marked by a deep crevice, a U- shaped form projecting from the junction painted a bright yellow, and a tin cut to form a spiral, embedded in the plaster and painted red.The outer spiral of the tin rests upon the yellow projection and is in turn held down by a white stone placed upon it, directly over the yellow projection.This group is placed directly against a large area of tinted plaster which develops a series of curved surfaces, undulating in three-dimensions across the surface of the work.These areas are tinted in a wariety of orange hues and contain a number of objects embedded in and projecting from them.

Showing all 3 results

Surrealist Games – The Exquisite Corpse

A piece of paper folded the number of times there are players, each player draws on their section, with a slight overlap on fold to give the next player a starting point, pass it on without the next player seeing your contribution, or any others. The surrealists...

Harry Palmer -Photographer

A long-time supporter of the arts in Calgary, and our dear friend, Harry Palmer passed away this month. When we think we know a story, it is easy to assume that the story is complete, that there is nothing more to uncover. However, Harry Palmer’s extensive...