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Expressions of Self Expressions of Relationship Expressions of Community Openings Growth and Development Perception Participation Playing with Modules Playing with Images

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  THEMES:  PLAYING WITH IMAGES
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Comparing the works of Peter W. Michel with  more revered works from great artists of the past and present
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Lost Horizons By Anthony Gormley -2008
Frame of Reference
"Lost Horizon" 2008  Antony Gormley  cast iron, 32 elements, 189 x 53 x 29 cm 
Installation view  White Cube Mason's Yard, London, England.  
photo by Stephen White, London from  www.antonygormley.com
"Frame of Reference"   1989  painted paper wall sculpture   17.2" x 17.2" x 4"
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Sun Transformation Mask
Mindfolk What's That Voice I Hear?
"Sun Transformation Mask" from "Listening To Our Ancestors - The Art of Native Life Along The North Pacific Coast" shown at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian 2006 in Washington, DC. "Mindfolk"   1995  painted wood sculpture 



"What's That Voice I Hear?"
   2006  painted steel pipe sculpture.
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Makah Model Canoe and Figures
We're All In the Same Boat
"Makah Model Canoe and Figures" from "Listening To Our Ancestors - The Art of Native Life Along The North Pacific Coast" shown at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian  2006
 in Washingtonton, DC.
"We're All In The Same Boat"   2005  painted wood sculpture doodle/study - a rearrangement of the parts for "Folk Circle Mandala"
 
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The Great Buddha Permanent Wave Permanent Wave
"The Great Buddha" Kamakura, Japan 
photo  1992 by Peter W. Michel   - note modular units in the hair.
"Permanent Wave"   1985  wood sculpture 
using drawer pulls as a modular element for the hair and eyes.
"Permanent Wave"  Side view 
 (from my Playing with Modules web page)
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Jonathan Borofsky's People Tower Fathers and Sons Totem
"People Tower" 2008  Jonathan Borofsky,  painted steel,  66 feet high.
Installation view  Beijing, China      photo from www.borofsky.com
"Fathers and Sons Totem 1998  painted wood sculpture   6'-8" high
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Fathers and Sons - Detail Young Boy in Ensenada

"Fathers and Sons" detail   1999 painted aluminum sculputre
shown at Pier Walk '99 on Chicago's Navy Pier
"Young Boy in Ensenada"   photo  2007  by Peter W. Michel


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For other examples of playing with modules see:  "Camouflage"    and  Themes: Perceptions  
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Expressions of Self Expressions of Relationship Expressions of Community Openings Growth and Development Perception Participation Playing with Modules Playing with Images
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 1983/2008 by Peter W. Michel                Posted 4-23-06   updated 4-21-13
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 Peter W. Michel, sculptor  185 Brookside Lane Fayetteville, NY 13066  315-632-4780 peter@petermichel.com