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Cracker/Donkey (Blue), 2018

Sculpture

MDF, epoxy, metalflake

23.00 x 23.00 x 2.50 in

58.4 x 58.4 x 6.3 cm

Unique Work

Signed and dated by artist

PRICE: $3,500
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    About The Work

    Walter Robinson’s “Cracker/Donkey (Blue)” is a prime example of his artistic practice as socio-cultural anthropologist. Using text and strategies of appropriation, conflation, and dislocation, he uncovers subconscious human imperatives hidden beneath social, political, religious, and capitalist packaging. Robinson’s work is a partial response to his upbringing in a household where he could never quite tell what the reality was. His father was a Cold War era cryptographer in California, and Robinson’s childhood was filled simultaneously with sunny skies, beaches, and fear of annihilation through international conflict. Likewise, Robinson uses sparkling metal flake and brilliant epoxy resin colors over sweet childhood objects in order to spark the feeling of happiness. The mystery of the work is only modestly revealed to be political after the viewer is drawn in by the candy-coated object.

    Courtesy of Turner Carroll Gallery

    About Walter Robinson

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