Spoils of the Ottoman Empire
Chris White Gallery
701 Shipley Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
October 7 – 27, 2011
Opening reception – Friday, October 7, 6-9 pm
Closing reception – Thursday, October 27, 6-9 pm
The Spoils of the Ottoman Empire is a series of sculptures created during my residency at the Winterthur Museum and Gardens. I blended some of the elements that H.F. Dupont used in the layout of his extensive collection—wallpaper, fabrics, furniture—into structural environments for my abstract ceramic sculptures. These oddly organic figurines act as inhabitants of a refined world, an empire of material wonder.