Private View: CONRAD SHACROSS | AXIOM

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7th Oct 2009




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Conrad Shacross | AXIOM 2009
PARADISE ROW - CONRAD SHACROSS | AXIOM

Imbued with an appearance of scientific rationality, Conrad Shawcross's sculptures explore subjects that lie on the borders of geometry and philosophy, physics and metaphysics. Attracted by failed quests for knowledge in the past, he often appropriates redundant theories and methodologies to create ambitious structural and mechanical montages, using a wide variety of materials and media, and working on an epic scale. 

Different technologies - nautical and audio-visual - and different natural forces inspire his forms, but his mysterious machines and structures remain enigmatic, filled with paradox and wonder. Some have an absurdist melancholy feel, while others tend to the sublime.

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Conrad Shacross | AXIOM (Small) 2009

PLAY | 9 October - 3 November 2009 | 50 Upper Brook Street | Mayfair  


Contact for private view:

Manuela Volaescusa |  0044 (0) 20 7613 3311

Contacts for sales inquiries:

Nick Hackworth | 0044 (0) 7939 150 774

Lauren Prakke | 0044 (0) 7786135999