Psichê Complexo Itinerante, 2004 - Courtney Smith
About the Work
About Psichê Complexo Itinerante
Psichê Complexo Itinerante is made of a series of early 20th century Brazilian bedroom furniture: an armoire, a vanity, a stool, and twin cabinets with mirrors. The individual elements are made to fold and collapse into one central body so ...Read More
Psichê Complexo Itinerante is made of a series of early 20th century Brazilian bedroom furniture: an armoire, a vanity, a stool, and twin cabinets with mirrors. The individual elements are made to fold and collapse into one central body so they may be occulted within the containing form, or alternately unfolded into an open environment. In its sequence of possibilities, the piece re-enacts the performance of the body to space: a closed recepticle opens to reveal its inner parts, which one by one unfurl into an improvisational boudoir.Read Less
About the Artist
About Courtney Smith
She says of her own work: "In the past I have often worked with original pieces of furniture, breaking them down to explore their underlying syntax, then rearticulating them in a variety of ways. The resulting works are manipulated pieces of deconstructed furniture, or 'construction kits' to be endlessly reconfigured, which allow the viewer to construct new meaning through the continuous formulation of the original object."
DescriptionPrint made with archival pigments on fine art rag paper with matte finish.
AuthenticationIncludes a Certificate of Authenticity and an artist signed label on verso.
DimensionsThis print contains a border as dictated by the artist to allow for framing and the quoted dimensions are for the paper size and not the printed size of the image itself.
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