Thursday, 26 April 2012

Eva Hesse

Connection 1969
Fiberglass,  polyester resin on cloth-covered metal wire
20 units, each 40.6 to 166.4 X 2.5 to 7.6cm
Eva Hesse

In this work, Hesse experimented with how fiberglass would respond when it was neither cast nor applied to a regular form. Hesse applied wet resin-dipped fiberglass to suspended wires and allowed chance and gravity to influence the final shapes. At the time of Hesse’s death, these twenty units (ten of which were shown in the 1969 exhibition A Plastic Presence at The Jewish Museum) were found in the artist’s studio. Collectively known as Connection, this work does not have a set installation. 

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