ARTIST DƏ ˈZHO͝OR: Brent Wadden

Equally as inspired by the handcrafted as he is disheartened by the glut of cheap products fueling consumerist culture.

  Alignment #47 , 2014  Hand woven fibers, wool, cotton and acrylic on canvas  65 87/100 × 107 9/10 in  167.3 × 274.1 cm

Alignment #47, 2014

Hand woven fibers, wool, cotton and acrylic on canvas

65 87/100 × 107 9/10 in

167.3 × 274.1 cm

“I draw inspiration from all over, but mostly I’m attracted to objects that are handmade and have some kind of special quality to them,” he describes. “It’s hard to explain, but I can admire a Picasso just as much as a crusty wooden lawn ornament my uncle made in 1987.”
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compositions that stand as formidable challenges to the ethics and aesthetics of unchecked consumption