Katahdin, 2012


Hand-painted plaster

1.00 x 2.00 x 1.50 in

2.5 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm

Edition of 90

This work comes with a signed and numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

PRICE: $525

    About The Work

    Margaret Lee's potato sculptures became well known in 2010, when she individually cast Idaho potatoes that were repurposed as raw material for other artists, namely Michele Abeles and Darren Bader, in a show for White Columns in New York. Lee is interested in the potato as a classless object: a banal, staple foodstuff that ignores social barriers. Katahdin (2012) is a cast and hand-painted replica of a Katahdin potato grown by Shandaken Project director Nicholas West. The new potatoes exist somewhere between an edition, a readymade, and a unique artwork: each is hand painted, however they are all cast from the same mold.

    Courtesy of The Shandaken Project

    About Margaret Lee

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