Details:

This photographic print depicts dappled sunlight on a crumpled plastic bag that becomes an exquisite portrait of light and shadow. The bed of straw that cradles the bag resembles a bird’s nest, transforming a discarded piece of litter into something fragile, delicate and purposeful.
Unframed
Edition of 40
Signed

① Artwork:

Untitled (for Merce Cunningham)

This photographic print is a characteristic example of the artist's ironic use of materials and selective exaggeration. The composition depicts dappled sunlight on a crumpled plastic bag that becomes an exquisite portrait of light and shadow. The bed of straw that cradles the bag resembles a bird’s nest, transforming a discarded piece of litter into something fragile, delicate and purposeful.

Gober draws from his personal experience to handcraft sculptures and other artworks that explore sexuality, religion and politics. The artist frequently works with commonplace objects that can take on multiple meanings—while simultaneously evoking universal feelings of loss and longing.

Specs:

13.63 inches
9.5 inches

③ Artist:

Robert Gober

Robert Gober’s handcrafted sculptures explore sexuality, religion, and politics. The artist draws from his personal experience to create works of intimacy that evoke universal loss and longing. Gober’s practice is rooted in the physical, with commonplace objects taking on multiple meanings—while seemingly simple objects are in fact meticulously assembled.

Robert Gober:
Untitled (for Merce Cunningham), 2000-2006
Black and white optical fiber print
9.5 × 13.6 inches /