Sculpture That Focuses on the Negative — Space

Incorporating the surface a sculpture is mounted on, into the composition of the work itself is hardly original. Surely you’ve seen examples of half a car, or other objects, mounted on the outside wall of a building.

The blog Everything With a Twist caught my eye with a post that included a few photos of the work of Matteo Pugliese. I checked out Mr. Pugliese’s web site and found he has produced a sculpture series called “Extra Moenia”; in which his work is seen to be struggling to be released, or bound by, the wall it is mounted on.

I wouldn’t describe Mr. Pugliese’s work as playful but it is fun, and striking to the eye, to imagine the continuation of his work into the wall.

Source: http://everythingwithatwist.com/2014/03/01/emerging-sculptures-by-matteo-pugliese/

Matteo Pugliese’s web site: http://www.matteopugliese.com/

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