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Power, 2017
steel, foam, magic sculpt, magic smooth, styroplast, shellac, custom clothes, sneakers, spray paint, paint, duct tape,
chromed 3-D prints
dimensions variable
Installation view: 2017 Whitney Biennial Exhibition, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2017




Growth, 2017
foam, magic sculpt, custom clothes, shellac, styroplast, paint, spray paint
dimensions variable
Installation view: 2017 Whitney Biennial Exhibition, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2017




Satters and Pullman, 2017
steel, foam, magic sculpt, magic smooth, styroplast, glass, mirror, plexiglas, shellac, custom clothes, sneakers, spray paint, paint, duct tape
dimensions variable
Installation view: 2017 Whitney Biennial Exhibition, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2017




Rise, 2017
steel, foam, magic sculpt, magic smooth, styroplast, marble, shellac, custom clothes, sneakers, spray paint, paint, duct tape
dimensions variable
Installation view: 2017 Whitney Biennial Exhibition, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2017




Rise, 2017
steel, foam, magic sculpt, magic smooth, styroplast, marble, shellac, custom clothes, sneakers, spray paint, paint, duct tape
dimensions variable
Installation view:2017 Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2017




The Frogs, 2017
plaster, sulfur, blue goldstone, steel, foam, magic sculpt, magic smooth, styroplast, custom clothes, sneakers, spray paint, paint, LED lights, wire, duct tape
dimensions variable
Installation view: 2017 Whitney Biennial Exhibition, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2017




__*__ (Anger), 2016
Polyurethane, led lights, plastic bags
11 x 11 x 11 inches (27.94 x 27.94 x 27.94 cm)




No Drab Socks (Disgust), 2016
Epoxy clay, spray paint, steel, paint, feather boa, plastic, fringe, socks, buttons,
paper, crystal clear resin, led lights, walnut, brass, fake leaves, velvet, wood
56 x 42 x 30 inches (142.24 x 106.68 x 76.20 cm)




No Drab Socks (Disgust) (detail), 2016
Epoxy clay, spray paint, steel, paint, feather boa, plastic, fringe, socks, buttons,
paper, crystal clear resin, led lights, walnut, brass, fake leaves, velvet, wood
56 x 42 x 30 inches (142.24 x 106.68 x 76.20 cm)




Here to Help, 2016
Wearable sleeping bags, aluminum wire, duct tape, epoxy clay, 3-d printed cereal,
plastic chain, fake leaves, sand, CNC milled foam, concrete, rockite, paint,
hardware, incense sticks, polyurethane
approx: 40 x 66 x 52 inches (101.60 x 167.64 x 132.08 cm)




My Busy World (Joy leading Sadness), 2016
Aluminum, polyurethane, fake rabbit's feet, steel, spray paint, 3-d printed cereal,
foam, epoxy clay, sharpie, duct tape
56 x 30 x 30 inches (142.24 x 76.20 x 76.20 cm)




My Busy World (Joy leading Sadness) (detail), 2016
Aluminum, polyurethane, fake rabbit's feet, steel, spray paint, 3-d printed cereal,
foam, epoxy clay, sharpie, duct tape
56 x 30 x 30 inches (142.24 x 76.20 x 76.20 cm)




Tall Toys, No Noise (Fear), 2016
Plexiglass, plastic chain, epoxy clay, hardware, brass wire, brass wool,
various stones, led lights, wood, paint
each tower: 66 x 16 x 16 inches (167.74 x 40.64 c 40.64 cm)




Tall Toys, No Noise (Fear) (detail), 2016
Plexiglass, plastic chain, epoxy clay, hardware, brass wire, brass wool,
various stones, led lights, wood, paint
each tower: 66 x 16 x 16 inches (167.74 x 40.64 c 40.64 cm)




Leibig Chalice 1, 2016
gold-plated ostrich egg, resin, steel, plasti-dip, assorted objects
18 x 18 x 52 inches (45.72 x 45.72 x 132.08 cm)




Dream (Nihilismus), 2016
plexiglass, ribbon, steel, electric motor, arduino board, sensors, magnets
18 x 18 x 124 inches (45.72 x 45.72 x 314.96 cm)




God's Wisdom, 2016
Steel, brass wool, magic sculpt, blue foam, expanding foam, paint, fake hair, ribbon,
plastic, led lights, custom duvet, down comforter, queen bed
60 x 80 x 58 inches (152.40 x 203.20 x 147.32 cm)




God's Wisdom (detail), 2016
Steel, brass wool, magic sculpt, blue foam, expanding foam, paint, fake hair, ribbon,
plastic, led lights, custom duvet, down comforter, queen bed
60 x 80 x 58 inches (152.40 x 203.20 x 147.32 cm)




Wolf, 2016
blue foam, aluminum, expanding foam, sneakers, spray paint, magic smooth, magic sculpt,
plasti-dip, custom t-shirt, rope
42 x 19 x 18 inches (106.68 x 48.26 x 45.72 cm)




Comfort Zone #5 (Mind the Gap, Praise the Curve), 2016
plexiglass, resin, assorted objects, led lights
12 x 48 x 12 inches (30.48 x 121.92 x 30.48 cm)




Feast of the Mau Mau, 2015
Modified blackamoor, from The Bombay Company, paint, foam, magic sculpt, plexiglass,
speaker, corn starch, water, pigment, shorts, carpet, fiberglass, steel, resin
31 x 48 x 48 inches (78.74 x 121.92 x 121.92 cm)