Carol Bove, ‘Hyserion Proteron’, 2014, Sculpture, Brass and concrete, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens
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Carol Bove

Hyserion Proteron, 2014

Brass and concrete
83 × 23 1/2 × 23 1/2 in
210.8 × 59.7 × 59.7 cm
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Courtesy of Maccarone, New York and David Zwirner, New York/London; photograph: RVannevel
Carol Bove
American, b. 1971
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Carol Bove is known for her delicate sculptures made from materials as diverse as tubular steel, 16-million-year-old petrified wood, peacock feathers, and detritus scavenged near her studio in Brooklyn’s industrial Red Hook neighborhood, where the Berkeley, California native has resided since 2000. The aesthetic and intellectual traditions of her hometown shape much of her work— early projects included tableaux of European sociology and psychology texts—and she cites California assemblage art of the 1960s as an influence. The large-scale abstract sculpture Celeste (2013), a squiggly tube made of white powder-coated steel and installed outdoors in New York's High Line park, pares the forms of modern art down to their essentials—an attempt to create what Bove calls “generic sculpture.”

Carol Bove, ‘Hyserion Proteron’, 2014, Sculpture, Brass and concrete, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens
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About the work
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Courtesy of Maccarone, New York and David Zwirner, New York/London; photograph: RVannevel
Carol Bove
American, b. 1971
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Carol Bove is known for her delicate sculptures made from materials as diverse as tubular steel, 16-million-year-old petrified wood, peacock feathers, and detritus scavenged near her studio in Brooklyn’s industrial Red Hook neighborhood, where the Berkeley, California native has resided since 2000. The aesthetic and intellectual traditions of her hometown shape much of her work— early projects included tableaux of European sociology and psychology texts—and she cites California assemblage art of the 1960s as an influence. The large-scale abstract sculpture Celeste (2013), a squiggly tube made of white powder-coated steel and installed outdoors in New York's High Line park, pares the forms of modern art down to their essentials—an attempt to create what Bove calls “generic sculpture.”

Carol Bove

Hyserion Proteron, 2014

Brass and concrete
83 × 23 1/2 × 23 1/2 in
210.8 × 59.7 × 59.7 cm
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