Stephen Dean, ‘Juggler 19’, 2014, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Aluminum paper and dichroic glass, McClain Gallery
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Stephen Dean

Juggler 19, 2014

Aluminum paper and dichroic glass
39 × 26 in
99.1 × 66 cm
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Houston
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Stephen Dean
French, b. 1968
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In his sculptures, videos, and works on paper, Stephen Dean approaches color theory from a scientist’s perspective. Using the tools of the laboratory—including colorful NASA-designed dichroic glass, weather maps, and thermal-imaging cameras—Dean creates works that celebrate the relationship between saturated color, transparency, and light. “The way I make these pieces, it’s like a form of painting,” Dean has said of sculptures like Prayer Mill (2007), which features colorful panels of high-tech dichroic glass arranged on a postcard stand. “It’s not in the idea of turning painting into a three-dimensional space, but about the looking.” In such pieces, ambient natural light plays as important of a role as his physical materials, changing the colors of the sculpture throughout the day.

Stephen Dean, ‘Juggler 19’, 2014, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Aluminum paper and dichroic glass, McClain Gallery
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Stephen Dean
French, b. 1968
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In his sculptures, videos, and works on paper, Stephen Dean approaches color theory from a scientist’s perspective. Using the tools of the laboratory—including colorful NASA-designed dichroic glass, weather maps, and thermal-imaging cameras—Dean creates works that celebrate the relationship between saturated color, transparency, and light. “The way I make these pieces, it’s like a form of painting,” Dean has said of sculptures like Prayer Mill (2007), which features colorful panels of high-tech dichroic glass arranged on a postcard stand. “It’s not in the idea of turning painting into a three-dimensional space, but about the looking.” In such pieces, ambient natural light plays as important of a role as his physical materials, changing the colors of the sculpture throughout the day.

Stephen Dean

Juggler 19, 2014

Aluminum paper and dichroic glass
39 × 26 in
99.1 × 66 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Houston
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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