Lars Fisk plays with fake chinoiserie and other aspects of fetishized “foreignness.
THE ‘DRAGONS’ ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1917-1919
The unique and remarkable ‘Dragons’ armchair was acquired from Miss Gray by Suzanne Talbot, the first patron to provide her with an opportunity to create a complete environment. The exotic, symbolist character of the piece situates it conceptually within the first phase of Miss Gray’s creative cycle.
Teapot with Cushion
Teapot with panty <>
Altered teapots by Ryan Fitzer
Although these are technically teapots, I am excited about their sculptural possibilities. My original inspiration came from the Philip Guston retrospective at the Fort Worth Modern in 2003. I came across one of his later works on paper “Untitled (Kettle)” from 1980. What really struck me about this simple image of a kettle was how Guston gave himself the permission to alter the idea of a kettle to suit his tastes.
Nine mylar bags and push pins – 2004