Kate MccGwire

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Kate MccGwire‘s latest sculptures are exquisitely crafted and detailed. They have this almost mythical aura about them as the feathers are seen spread in many areas of the installation space. Titled, “Sluice”, the work consists of pigeon feathers, felt, glue and polystyrene that are cautiously put together forming many pigeon-like forms.

As the artist states, “I gather, collate, re-use, layer, peel, burn, reveal, locate, question, duplicate, play and photograph”.

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  • http://jredwood.wordpress.com/ jason

    Love this work. I tried to find out what the meaning of the text printed on the feathers is…
    I wonder what the significance is for the text.

  • http://www.sashamlee.com Sasha

    Whoa! At first I thought the image on top was photoshopped, these are amazing!

  • http://martinz.com.br Martinz

    I liked it

  • http://www.katemccgwire.com kate mccgwire

    Thanks for your comments – The numbers on the feathers are the telephone numbers of the racing pigeon owners. If the birds get lost during a race they can be returned home.

    Thanks
    kate