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“Every spirit builds itself a house, and beyond its house a world. . . Build therefore your own world”, 2017

Wood, vinyl text
167-1/2” × 539-3/4” × 377” overall
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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“Every spirit builds itself a house, and beyond its house a world. . . Build therefore your own world” (detail), 2017

Wood, vinyl text
167-1/2” × 539-3/4” × 377” overall
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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“Every spirit builds itself a house, and beyond its house a world. . . Build therefore your own world”, 2017

Wood, vinyl text
167-1/2” × 539-3/4” × 377” overall
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Installation view of “Build Therefore Your Own World” at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, 2017

Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Transcendental (Wheatley’s Desk, Emerson’s Chair), 2016

Painted wood
53-3/4” × 34-1/4” × 34-1/2”
Fabricator: Dyson & Womack
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Transcendental (Wheatley’s Desk, Emerson’s Chair) (detail), 2016

Painted wood
53-3/4” × 34-1/4” × 34-1/2”
Fabricator: Dyson & Womack
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Erasure, Appearance (Garrison’s Walking Stick, Thoreau’s pencil), 2016

Bronze with patina
48-7/8” × 4-1/4” × 7-3/8”
Fabricator: Dyson & Womack
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Erasure, Appearance (Garrison’s Walking Stick,Thoreau’s pencil) (detail), 2016

Bronze with patina
48-7/8” × 4-1/4” × 7-3/8”
Fabricator: Dyson & Womack
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Fieldstones (after Robin Coste Lewis’ Erasures), 2016

Bronze with patina
Six parts: 3-1/2” × 10" × 6-3/4”; 3-1/2” × 8” × 5-7/8”; 4-1/4” × 9-1/4” × 6-1/2”; 2-3/4” × 7-3/4” × 7-1/4”; 3-1/8” × 10-3/4” × 6-5/8”; 4-1/4” × 8-1/8” × 7-3/4”
Photo credit: Joshua White/JW Pictures.com

 
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Dream Map, Ursa Minor, 2016

Prison blanket, pennies, epoxy
61” × 81”
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Dream Map, North Star, 2016

Prison blanket, pennies, epoxy
78-1/2” × 42-1/2”
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Dream Map, Polaris, 2016

Military blanket, pennies, epoxy
63” × 74”
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Dream Map, Polaris (detail), 2016

Military blanket, pennies, epoxy
63” × 74”
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Installation view of “Build Therefore Your Own World” at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, 2017

Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Race Traitor, 2016

Carbon steel
14-1/8” × 1-3/8” × 1-3/8”
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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Keep a Top Eye Open, Black Lives Matter, 2016

Archival digital print
25-3/4” × 18-1/8”
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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“God wills us free” (John Jack’s Epitaph, Thoreau’s Flute) (installation view), 2016

Sandstone, bronze with patina
31” × 21” × 14”
Fabricator: Dyson & Womack
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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“God wills us free” (John Jack’s Epitaph, Thoreau’s Flute), 2016

Sandstone, bronze with patina
31” × 21” × 14”
Fabricator: Dyson & Womack
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 
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“God wills us free” (John Jack’s Epitaph, Thoreau’s Flute) (detail), 2016

Sandstone, bronze with patina
31” × 21” × 14”
Fabricator: Dyson & Womack
Photo credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com

 

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