Commonwealth and Council

The Artist, having used all her money to make the work, lives in the mother-mold of her sculpture

Carmen Argote

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Cover (for another island)

Cover (for another island)

2018
Acrylic on muslin, cotton rope
Approx. 104 x 108 x 27 in (264.2 x 274.3 x 68.6 cm)

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island)

Cover (for another island)

2018

Acrylic on muslin, metal tags, steel rack

Approx. 104 x 108 x 27 in (264.2 x 274.3 x 68.6 cm) 

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Cover (for another island), detail

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Shallow Edge

Shallow Edge

2018

Acrylic, plaster, dirt on Ram Board

231 x 34.75 in. (586.7 x 88.3 cm)

Shallow Edge, detail

Shallow Edge, detail

Shallow Edge, detail

Shallow Edge, detail

Mothermold

Mothermold

2018

Wood, acrylic, paper mache, Bondo, foam, resin

Approx. 59.5 x 84 x 64 in (151.1 x 213.4 x 162.6 cm) 

Mothermold, detail

Mothermold, detail

Mothermold, detail

Mothermold, detail

Mothermold, detail

Mothermold, detail

Installation view

Installation view

Other island

Other island

2018

Acrylic on thermoplastic, wood

Approx. 65 x 64.5 x 76.5 in (165.1 x 163.8 x 194.3 cm)

Other island, detail

Other island, detail

Other Island, detail

Other Island, detail

Curving Lures

Curving Lures

2018

Acrylic, plaster, dirt on Ram Board
3 parts: 94.25 x 34.25 in; 84.75 x 34 in; 84.75 x 34 in (239.4 x 87 cm; 215.3 x 86.4 cm; 215.3 x 86.4 cm) 

Curving Lures, detail

Curving Lures, detail

Installation view

Installation view

Reflection

Reflection

2018

Acrylic, plaster, dirt on Ram Board

3 parts: 53.5 x 34.25 in; 64.75 x 34 in; 53.5 x  34 in (135.9 x 87 cm; 164.5 x 86.4 cm; 135.9 x 86.4 cm) 

Tray for Liquids

Tray for Liquids

2018

Acrylic on thermoplastic 

Approx. 30.75 x 43 x 2 in (78.1 x 109.2 x 5.1 cm) 

Fountain

Fountain

2018

Acrylic, plaster, dirt on Ram Board

131 x 29 in (332.74 x 73.7 cm) 

Soft Sketch

Soft Sketch

2018

Acrylic, nylon string, wood

Approx. 39.5 x 52 x 4 in (100.3 x 132.1 x 10.2 cm) 

Soft Sketch, detail

Soft Sketch, detail

Proposal

Proposal

2018

Paper mache, acrylic, nylon string

Approx. 62 x 40 x 18 in (157.5 x 101.6 x 45.7 cm)

Proposal, detail

Proposal, detail

Proposal, detail

Proposal, detail

Constructions

Constructions

2018

Paper mache, acrylic, nylon string

 Approx. 62.5 x 40 x 16.5 in (158.75 x 101.6 x 41.9 cm) 

Constructions, detail

Constructions, detail

Painting Circles

Painting Circles

2018

Paper mache, acrylic, nylon string

Approx. 62 x 40 x 15.5 in (157.5 x 101.6 x 39.4 cm) 

Painting Circles, detail

Painting Circles, detail