During 2011 I am posting images of things from the natural world that inspire or inform my art. My installations and sculptures are viewable at www.ryksenn.com.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Oct. 11, 2011 Familiar
These horse chestnuts have so many spikes per shell that they appear hairy. Having fallen off the tree, they have split open and now resemble butterflies. When trying to describe sculpture it is easy to revert to words for familiar objects. The forms here are an interesting interplay between shape and line.