Claudia Hart, ‘Mortification 03’, 2007-2008, Sculpture, Rapid-Prototype printed sculpture, ABS solid core plastic, wooden pedestal, bitforms gallery
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Claudia Hart

Mortification 03, 2007-2008

Rapid-Prototype printed sculpture, ABS solid core plastic, wooden pedestal
6 × 10 × 5 in
15.2 × 25.4 × 12.7 cm
Edition 2/3 + 1AP
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New York , Los Angeles , San Francisco
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Mortifications are a series of heavy plastic figurines output from a Rapid Prototype machine. …

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Mortifications
Claudia Hart
American, b. 1955
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Claudia Hart’s works juxtapose the futuristic and the classical, combining 3-D animation software with such canonical images as the nude female form and still lifes of apples. Hart presents themes of death and the inevitable ravages of time, offset by a vision of an alternate technological universe in which plastic bodies elude decay. Though patently artificial, the figures in Hart’s film installations emote in a recognizably human way as they are put through often agonizing processes involving containment and atrophy. For the series “PhotoMortifications” (2007-2009), Hart superimposed 3-D images of decomposing statues on to photographs of large modern public interiors. In a similar interplay between artifice and authenticity, “The Real and the Fake” (2011) features photographed edibles of questionable nutritional value with computer-generated images of flawless apples, inspired by the decline in the quality of food.

Claudia Hart, ‘Mortification 03’, 2007-2008, Sculpture, Rapid-Prototype printed sculpture, ABS solid core plastic, wooden pedestal, bitforms gallery
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Mortifications are a series of heavy plastic figurines output from a Rapid Prototype machine. Individual 3D computer models are produced via a process normal to industrial manufacturing. In the Mortifications, a realistic model of a nude is digitally "mutilated" and subjected to irregular and apparently …

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Mortifications
Claudia Hart
American, b. 1955
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Claudia Hart’s works juxtapose the futuristic and the classical, combining 3-D animation software with such canonical images as the nude female form and still lifes of apples. Hart presents themes of death and the inevitable ravages of time, offset by a vision of an alternate technological universe in which plastic bodies elude decay. Though patently artificial, the figures in Hart’s film installations emote in a recognizably human way as they are put through often agonizing processes involving containment and atrophy. For the series “PhotoMortifications” (2007-2009), Hart superimposed 3-D images of decomposing statues on to photographs of large modern public interiors. In a similar interplay between artifice and authenticity, “The Real and the Fake” (2011) features photographed edibles of questionable nutritional value with computer-generated images of flawless apples, inspired by the decline in the quality of food.

Claudia Hart

Mortification 03, 2007-2008

Rapid-Prototype printed sculpture, ABS solid core plastic, wooden pedestal
6 × 10 × 5 in
15.2 × 25.4 × 12.7 cm
Edition 2/3 + 1AP
.
Contact For Price
Location
New York , Los Angeles , San Francisco
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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