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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 MODULAR UNITS
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Playing with Modular Units:  drawer pulls, clothes pins and pegs (plus the Buddha)
Three Sculptures using wooden drawer pulls from the hardware store,
one with clothes pins, one with pegs
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"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 
 (see other comparisons in 
 Playing with Images)
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"Allright, Who's the Wise Guy?"  1982  Peter W. Michel   wood sculpture using drawer pulls as a modular element.
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Emerging Spheres detail
"Emerging Spheres"  1982  Peter W. Michel   (Detail)  Painted wood sculpture using drawer pulls as a modular element.
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"Look Ma, My FORM!"  1982  Peter W. Michel    Wood sculpture using clothes pins as a modular element with variations.
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Rainbow Couplets
"Rainbow Couplets - Semaphore"  1982  Peter W. Michel    A painted wood sculpture using pegs as a modular element with variations in painting:  every color of the rainbow is paired with every other color symbolizing the richness that comes to life when everyone relates to everyone else!
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Quadric Variations
Quadric Variations detail
 
Quadric Variations detail
Quadric Vairations detail
Quadric Variations detail
"Quadric Variations"  1986  Peter W. Michel    A painted paper sculpture using variations on a pyramid as a modular element.
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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 1-12-02   updated  2-03-17
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 Peter W. Michel, sculptor  185 Brookside Lane Fayetteville, NY 13066  315-632-4780 peter@petermichel.com