Marc Fish, Erosion Vessels, UK, 2016

Marc Fish, Erosion Vessels, UK, 2016
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Marc Fish, Erosion Vessels, UK, 2016

Each of Marc Fish’s handmade, unique vessels is created from 600 layers of wood veneer that have been laser-cut and reassembled to form a shape, evocative of an ancient vase. Best described as “contemporary relics,” the works conceptually and aesthetically link the past and the present by a deterioration and re-creation. Inspired by ancient pottery, they implement modern-day sculpting techniques, yielding a fresh and unprecedented aesthetic. Each vessel features a unique level of “decay.”

Fish explains, “The vessels explore the notion of found, ancient objects being recreated with modern and traditional craftsmanship.” Showcasing Fish’s incredible mastery of the most re ned practices in micro stack-lamination today, the works are made with cold-carving and laser cutting technology, forgoing the traditional use of heat.

Dimensions: 11.2 H x 7.5 W inches

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