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Linoleum, Wood, Steel

89” x 60.5” x 15.5”, 2003

Referencing Robert Indiana’s Love piece, I sought to craft an object that dealt with sentiment versus proclamation. Mixing material like linoleum, which refers to mundane space and steel, a material that is traditionally accepted as high art, it was my goal to create a visual tension between the two.