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Phoebe Washburn: Regulated Fools Milk Meadow

Phoebe Washburn

Published September 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780892073658
Paperback
72 pages
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 About the Book 

The young New York artist Phoebe Washburn creates environmental-scale sculptures made of common or discarded materials. Combining countless numbers of cardboard boxes or thousands of pieces of scrap wood to form undulating installations, WashburnsMoreThe young New York artist Phoebe Washburn creates environmental-scale sculptures made of common or discarded materials. Combining countless numbers of cardboard boxes or thousands of pieces of scrap wood to form undulating installations, Washburns works tell the story of their own making, incorporating by-products of their creation into the final project. This volume documents Washburns commission for the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin, where she constructed a Rube Goldbergian factory to produce grass for the projects sod roof over the course of the exhibition. This catalogue documents the development of the sculpture in the artists studio, along with original source material and sketches, and features a career overview by Jan Avgikos, an interview by curator Joan Young and text by Rivethead author, Ben Hamper.