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Esther Traugot

Untitled (quail eggs series 2), 2014

Egg shells, dyed cotton thread, brass mounts, wood
3 1/2 × 3 × 3 in
8.9 × 7.6 × 7.6 cm
Editions 1, 4 of 5
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
About the work

Estimate: $1,400.
Esther Traugot obscures natural objects by shrouding them in hand-crocheted …

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Estimate: $1,400.
Esther Traugot obscures natural objects by shrouding them in hand-crocheted coverings—what becomes a curious and aesthetically intriguing attempt to preserve nature and prevent its decay. “I create works that play between seeing oneself as an intrinsic part of the natural landscape, as well as an …

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Watermill Center Summer Benefit Auction 2014

Each 3.5 x 3 x 3 inches

Each 3.5 x 3 x 3 inches

Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Chandra Cerrito Contemporary Gallery
Esther Traugot
American
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Esther Traugot obscures natural objects within hand-crocheted coverings, in a curious and …

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Esther Traugot obscures natural objects within hand-crocheted coverings, in a curious and aesthetically intriguing attempt to preserve nature and prevent its decay. She refers to these coverings as ‘bandages’ and ‘cozies’. Her work examines not only ideas of time and decomposition, but also of labor, as every piece is …

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About the work

Estimate: $1,400.
Esther Traugot obscures natural objects by shrouding them in hand-crocheted …

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Estimate: $1,400.
Esther Traugot obscures natural objects by shrouding them in hand-crocheted coverings—what becomes a curious and aesthetically intriguing attempt to preserve nature and prevent its decay. “I create works that play between seeing oneself as an intrinsic part of the natural landscape, as well as an …

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Watermill Center Summer Benefit Auction 2014

Each 3.5 x 3 x 3 inches

Each 3.5 x 3 x 3 inches

Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Chandra Cerrito Contemporary Gallery
Esther Traugot
American
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Esther Traugot obscures natural objects within hand-crocheted coverings, in a curious and …

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Esther Traugot obscures natural objects within hand-crocheted coverings, in a curious and aesthetically intriguing attempt to preserve nature and prevent its decay. She refers to these coverings as ‘bandages’ and ‘cozies’. Her work examines not only ideas of time and decomposition, but also of labor, as every piece is …

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Esther Traugot

Untitled (quail eggs series 2), 2014

Egg shells, dyed cotton thread, brass mounts, wood
3 1/2 × 3 × 3 in
8.9 × 7.6 × 7.6 cm
Editions 1, 4 of 5
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed