Geoffrey Farmer, ‘Bozzetto Brick Work, Funky Delft with Drop Cone.’, 2013, Casey Kaplan
Save
Save
Share
Share

Geoffrey Farmer

Bozzetto Brick Work, Funky Delft with Drop Cone., 2013

Paper cutouts, wood, glue, putty
11 × 5 × 6 in
27.9 × 12.7 × 15.2 cm
Location
New York
About the work
Geoffrey Farmer
Canadian, b. 1967
Follow

Working in various combinations of sculpture, photography, and installation, Geoffrey Farmer explores themes of transformation and change in process-oriented works that alter over the course of their exhibitions. For example, in his 2005 work A Pale Fire, items in the collection were burned throughout the run of the exhibition with prints made from the resulting ash. Farmer’s particular use of photomontage has resulted in a signature style that renders the two-dimensional medium into a three-dimensional sculpture employing such materials as coat hangers. Using cut-out images from a Reader’s Digest edition from the 1970s entitled The Last Two Million Years—presenting a description of the evolution of the earth leading up to the appearance of ‘Homo sapiens’—Farmer created an ambitious and complex installation of the same name, constructing miniature mixed-media figurines arranged in a tableaux displayed on plinths of varying heights.

Geoffrey Farmer, ‘Bozzetto Brick Work, Funky Delft with Drop Cone.’, 2013, Casey Kaplan
Save
Save
Share
Share
About the work
Geoffrey Farmer
Canadian, b. 1967
Follow

Working in various combinations of sculpture, photography, and installation, Geoffrey Farmer explores themes of transformation and change in process-oriented works that alter over the course of their exhibitions. For example, in his 2005 work A Pale Fire, items in the collection were burned throughout the run of the exhibition with prints made from the resulting ash. Farmer’s particular use of photomontage has resulted in a signature style that renders the two-dimensional medium into a three-dimensional sculpture employing such materials as coat hangers. Using cut-out images from a Reader’s Digest edition from the 1970s entitled The Last Two Million Years—presenting a description of the evolution of the earth leading up to the appearance of ‘Homo sapiens’—Farmer created an ambitious and complex installation of the same name, constructing miniature mixed-media figurines arranged in a tableaux displayed on plinths of varying heights.

Geoffrey Farmer

Bozzetto Brick Work, Funky Delft with Drop Cone., 2013

Paper cutouts, wood, glue, putty
11 × 5 × 6 in
27.9 × 12.7 × 15.2 cm
Location
New York
Other works by Geoffrey Farmer
Other works from Casey Kaplan
Related works
Most Similar
Contemporary Re-creations
Narrative