Thursday, September 5, 2013

Art Opening at Wendi Norris

My friend Nikki and I went to the art opening at Wendi Norris for two featured artists. One was my friend Laurel Roth and the other a Japanese artist, Tomoko Konoike. Both artists have impeccable fabrication skills and strong concepts throughout.

Laurel Roth
Flight of the Dodo, 2013
walnut, gold leaf, and silver leaf
40 in diameter

Laurel Roth
Queen, 2013
mixed media including fake fingernails, nail polish, barrettes, false eyelashes, costume jewelry, walnut, swarovski crystal
58 x 37 x 18 in

Laurel Roth
Hominid: Brass Chimpanzee, 2013
brass and crystal, ebony and brass base
6 x 6 x 8 in
Tomoko Konoike
another place, 2013
mixed media (fiberglass reinforced plastic, etc)
18 x 20 x 31 in

Tomoko Konoike
Donning Animal Skins and Braided Grass, 2011
mixed media (mirror, wood, Styrofoam, aluminum, etc.)
125 x 22 x 46 in

Tomoko Konoike
Hidden Mountain Shining (S),  2011
mixed media sculpture
20 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 9 1/2 in

Tomoko Konoike
Hidden Mountain Shining (S),  2011 (detail)

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