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Bullet Breastplate

Matthew Israel
Dec 21, 2012 8:08PM

A complex way to interpret Contemporary DIY. Cole's work is an exact copy of a Brule Lakota Sioux breastplate made of American bullet casings--very much not homemade materials--and strips of lead that have been carefully knit together. Cole has made a series of these works, each as faithful as possible to breastplates he studied in the Smithsonian’s collection. 

Matthew Israel
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