Leverage is made from reclaimed teak whose previous incarnation was boat decking. It deals with balance and weight distribution and attempts to 'still' a structure in disarray and collapse. Paint applied to the timber implies demolition, like paint or wallpaper visible on semi-demolished buildings.
Courtesy of Martin Browne Fine Art
reclaimed teak, paint
70 x 80 x 30 cm
Judges of the 2010 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: John Kaldor AM (Principal of Kaldor Public Art Projects), Glenn Barkley (Curator at Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney) and Monica McMahon (Curator at University of Western Sydney).
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