Steven and William Ladd, ‘Ice Maker’, 2013, Cristina Grajales Gallery
Steven and William Ladd, ‘Ice Maker’, 2013, Cristina Grajales Gallery
Steven and William Ladd, ‘Ice Maker’, 2013, Cristina Grajales Gallery

Tower with black ultrasuede exterior containing blue scrolls pinned with glass, crystal, plastic, gemstone, metal. 24 squares.

“Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy” might be the traditional notions of what to be as a grown up, but as a child William’s plan was to be an icemaker. For practice, he packed the family freezer with dozens of water-filled Dixie cups, creating what he saw as a special miracle of nature.

Mary Queen of the Universe. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York. 2014. Curator Terrie Sultan.

About Steven and William Ladd