Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Guitar ARt Daniel Arsham Fosil Instruments

"Rose Quartz Eroded Guitar" 2014, 
Rose quartz fragments, marble dust, hydrostone, 
99 x 33 x 6,5 cm / 39 x 13 x 2 1/2 inches, Galerie Perrotin

"Glacial Rock Eroded Hollow Guitar" 2014, 
Glacial rock dust, fragments of marble, hydrostone, 
106,5 x 38 x 7,5 cm / 42 x 15 x 3 inches, Galerie Perrotin

Daniel Arsham, "Obsidian Eroded Walkman" 2014, 
Obsidian fragments, ground glass, hydrostone, 
16,5 x 18 x 7,5 cm / 6 1/2 x 7 x 3 inches, 
Galerie Perrotin

Daniel Arsham was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio in 1980. After graduating from Cooper Union in 2003, he received the Gelman Trust fellowship the same year. Arsham’s work has been shown at PS1 in New York, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami, the MCA Chicago, Athens Biennial in Greece, The New Museum in New York, Mills College Art Museum in Oakland, California and Carré d’Art de Nîmes, France among others. Daniel Arsham’s artistic practice includes several high profile collaborations with choreographer Merce Cunningham, Producer Pharrell Williams, and Designer Hedi Slimane.

View of the exhibition Daniel Arsham “The Future is Always Now”, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, June 12 - July 26, 2014.

‘obsidian eroded keyboard’ 2014
obsidian fragments, ground glass, hydrostone
39,5 x 133 x 12,5 cm — 15 1/2 x 52 1/4 x 5 inches
galerie perrotin

(left) eroded compact disc sign
volcanic ash, obsidian, steel
(right) eroded CD
53 x 48 inches
hand painted / gouache on mylar 

Galerie Perrotin
76 rue de Turenne, Salle de Bal