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Conceptual Sculptures by Dario Escobar Reflect the Product Displays of Popular Sporting Goods

Posted On: Aug 9, 2018   |   Posted By: Colossal

Conceptual Sculptures by Dario Escobar Reflect the Product Displays of Popular Sporting Goods

Untitled (2016), Ed. 1/4 A/P Wood, urethane, grip tape, steel, gold plating, 15.7 x 9 x 3.7 inches. Photo credit: The Lapis Press, courtesy of the artist and Nils Stærk Gallery
Unlike Guatemalan conceptual artist Darío Escobar , most people who pass through the sporting goods section of a store would not pause to consider the accumulation of mass-produced industrial objects like soccer balls and the cultural value that they gain via those who consume them. Escobar's sculptural works make use of balls that have had their patches removed and resewn inside out, bats that have been broken and configured to form skylines, and skateboards that have been cut into pieces and reformed using gold hinges.
“My work starts from a reflection about the industrial object, sculptures created with soccer balls, skateboards, baseball bats, etc.,” the artist said in a statement, adding that his work is about the “persistent thinking of identical objects in a sculptural operation; a new configuration of an element repeated...

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