on Cement Board
Dimensions: 10.5 "
piece is the first of a series of works focusing on fun,
small, decorative pieces with particular attention to the
andamento. Andamento is the term used for the flow of the
tiles, which gives each piece description, rhythm, movement
and life. With the hare, a very traditional way of applying
the andamento is used.
ancient hammer & hardie was my main cutting tool; unparalleled
by any modern method for precision and power. The subtle
colors of marble were embraced by thinking of the design
in simple flat tones, letting the flow of the tiles give
you all the information and movement.
choice of this animal, besides seeing them quite a bit
recently in the yard, is a nod to a classic subject
in its most quintessential pose ... mid-flight.