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Tracy Krumm

Pleated, 2013

Crocheted and fabricated metal, found objects
62 × 14 × 9 in
157.5 × 35.6 × 22.9 cm
This is a unique work.
$8,500
Location
San Francisco
Certificate
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About the work
Andrea Schwartz Gallery
San Francisco
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I have been engaged with an ongoing body of work that investigates relationships between labor, …

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I have been engaged with an ongoing body of work that investigates relationships between labor, gender, duality, time and culture. My personal connections to place and community—connections that constantly develop, shift and are often transient and fleeting—inform the results. I embrace traditionally “domestic” and …

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Medium
Mixed Media
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Frame
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Tracy Krumm
American, b. 1963
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Combining metalwork with crocheting, Tracy Krumm marshals disparate techniques and materials into cohesive sculptural objects. Krumm crochets conventional craft items such as curtains and drapes, but using steel and wire, in effect softening the metals and hardening forms usually rendered in fabric. The project began as a practical solution to incorporating found objects like old saws into the work, and has evolved to complicate antithetical associations, such as the normally gendered practices of metalworking and crocheting. “The work is always about balance and accommodation for me,” Krumm says. “There is the static and the flexible, the heavy and light, the delicate and almost ephemeral, and then the solid and the weighty.”

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About the work
Andrea Schwartz Gallery
San Francisco
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I have been engaged with an ongoing body of work that investigates relationships between labor, …

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I have been engaged with an ongoing body of work that investigates relationships between labor, gender, duality, time and culture. My personal connections to place and community—connections that constantly develop, shift and are often transient and fleeting—inform the results. I embrace traditionally “domestic” and …

Read more
Medium
Mixed Media
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Tracy Krumm
American, b. 1963
Follow

Combining metalwork with crocheting, Tracy Krumm marshals disparate techniques and materials into cohesive sculptural objects. Krumm crochets conventional craft items such as curtains and drapes, but using steel and wire, in effect softening the metals and hardening forms usually rendered in fabric. The project began as a practical solution to incorporating found objects like old saws into the work, and has evolved to complicate antithetical associations, such as the normally gendered practices of metalworking and crocheting. “The work is always about balance and accommodation for me,” Krumm says. “There is the static and the flexible, the heavy and light, the delicate and almost ephemeral, and then the solid and the weighty.”

Tracy Krumm

Pleated, 2013

Crocheted and fabricated metal, found objects
62 × 14 × 9 in
157.5 × 35.6 × 22.9 cm
This is a unique work.
$8,500
Location
San Francisco
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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