“Tiny Speckled Brown Jacket” by Gordon Chandler

2023
$288 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 6.5" D: 1.5" H: 4.75"
Materials
Steel
Collection #
CGCH026C
Estimated Shipping
$20

Upon discovering a weathered steel drum that had been warped to resemble the sleeve of a garment, artist Gordon Chandler was inspired to embark on a series of kimono sculptures formed from found metal scraps. With an eye to the aesthetic possibilities of this humble material, Chandler invests the reclaimed steel with sculptural fluidity and a wry sense of form.

Flattened with the center portion rolled out and the sides left open, this discarded barrel takes on the look of a miniature jacket. Originally coated with a white finish, the eroded metal now appears as a speckled fabric. The steel is folded back along the middle to form a simple collar with the artist's initials stamped in place of a garment label.

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