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Unformatted text preview: and breaks through the black boarder. All the colors overlap one another but have such a strong contrast at the same time. The texture I would describe as looking like fish scales with the way the light hits it. The actual materials used for the sculpture are discarded bottle caps from recycled bottles and copper wire. The artist has literally turned someone’s trash into a work of art. The caps are each about the size of a quarter and are spaced only about a half inch apart. The bottle caps have some writing on them, but the viewer really cannot see that from afar. The caps are all held together by the copper wire, which adds to the metallic features of the artwork. Skin of Earth, 2003, Aluminium bottle tops and copper wire, 487.7 x 457.2 cm...
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- Spring '08
- Eight feet, Afar, ten feet, 457.2 cm