Nathan Carter

Isaac Julien Painted steel and neon, edition of 8 54 x 74 inches Gift of the artist, with proceeds to benefit Artpace

Nathan Carter
BLUE SHORT-BURST ALPHABOMBASTIC SMS MESSAGE BETWEEN SOME PEOPLE WHO KNOW OTHER PEOPLE WHO KNOW, 2009.
Painted steel and neon, edition of 8
54 x 74 inches
$10,000
Gift of the artist, with proceeds to benefit Artpace

This neon wall relief sculptural object derives from myriad aspects of modern and contemporary society including modes of transportation and mass communication devices. In his 2007 Hudson (Show)Room exhibition, Nathan Carter presented work deeply rooted in a fascination with how visual, abstract codes represent a means of shorthand communication, amplifying the modernist strategies of Alexander Calder, Joan Miró and other artists in the early 20th century.

For his Artpace exhibition, Carter created new works using a variety of materials. This piece, like those works created for his Hudson (Show)Room exhibition, includes a web of steel, forged and bent into a three-dimensional line drawing, exemplifying Carter’s improvisations within a state of potential reconfiguration.

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