As in the rest of his oeuvre, Craig-Martin’s work plays with geometric shapes and everyday objects with meticulous simplicity. In ‘Study for Box that Opens in 4 Directions’, the artist has used a thin crepe tape, in place of drawing media, to evoke an almost sculptural sensibility. The pure lines appear to almost construct themselves forward from the pale isometric graph, rising slightly; adding another dimension to what at first appears to be a seemingly ordinary composition.
|Medium||Hand-applied black crepe tape on isometric graph paper|
|Dimensions||Sheet: 28.5x45 cm Framed: 40 x 60 x 4 cm|
|Credit Line||IMMA Collection: Purchase, 2011|
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