The shape of this floor-based sculpture derives from diagrams that represent paths of light; pitch-black in colour, it suggests a black hole. The leather-clad surface is drawn from a 15th century painting by Ercole de’ Roberti.
‘John the Baptist is standing on the World, which has a weird flaky slate-like surface, and then maybe because the painting is hung too high, or his face is badly done you can’t really see his head…it’s all about the feet.’ Bea McMahon
|Medium||Leather clad cone with cosmic microwave background radiations|
|Credit Line||IMMA Collection: Assisted Purchase Fund:it, 2011|
|Copyright||For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].|
For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Please note this is archive content and may not display optimally.
Welcome to IMMA. Our website may not work correctly in your browser. We only support IE 10+ (PC only), Chrome 60+, Firefox 55+, Safari (9+ Mac / 5+ PC).