67 in HIGH x 47 in WIDE x 47 DEEP
(170.18 cm HIGH x 119.38 cm WIDE x 119.38 DEEP)

This sculpture is constructed with found objects. Four Bentwood chairs with woven seats rest upside down on a round black Formica table. (A) The legs of the chairs are connected with curved Bentwood pieces and the seats are attached to the tabletop. (B) The tabletop rests on a cylindrical metal leg with a circular base.

International Sculpture Center winner of the 2005 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award Selection from URL: http://www.sculpture.org/documents/programsandevents/programs/studentawards/2005winners/ScottOliver.shtml Accessed: 6/6/2008 SCOTT OLIVER Afterhours, Found table and chairs and plywood, 67" x 47", 2004. I empathize with the abject objects I drag into my studio-Formica tabletops, electrical cords, carpet remnants, old chairs, strawberry baskets, bits of trees-and see in them the dramas of daily life. I think of the things I make as inverse prototypes, meant to resist objectification and invoke relationships. Though my pieces begin with found objects, many take shape through labor-intensive transformations. My hand-wrought patterns celebrate and mock human ordering, under_mining the original function of the object. I hope to articulate a more holistic view of the material world-one that is shaping us as we shape it.

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