Artwork

16 On Center / Matthew McCaslin

1990
Matthew McCaslin, 16 on Center, 1990
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Identifier

IWC.1990.58

Materials

metal studs, electric cable, light bulb

Description
McCaslin installed 6 walls of metal studs, which are standard building materials. The studs in each wall are 16 inches apart; and each wall is installed 16 inches from the next wall. As a group, they separate the room's entrance from its windows. It is possible for a person to slip through the spaces to stand amidst the studs. At the bottom of the stairs leading to the gallery, a coil of electrical cable, with metal covering, placed on the floor, encircling a lightbulb.
Artist Statement
The in between, to be somewhere, to be in a room, to be in a wall, to be in your mind, to be in my mind. A work place, a domestic place, any place, every place. The journey, the continual, letting go to find out from within.
About the Artist
Born in Bayshore, New York, 1957, lives and works in New York.
June 9 - August 12, 1990
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