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alyson shotz reflects green landscape with mirror fence
mar 05, 2014
alyson shotz reflects green landscape with mirror fence


alyson shotz reflects green landscape with mirror fence
acrylic, wood, aluminum, hardware
138 feet x 36 x 4 inches (42.06 m x 91.44 x 10.16 cm)
installation view at storm king arts center, 2010-12
photo by jeremy l. thompson

 

 

 

the subtle reflection of space and its ever changing qualities is expressed in the work of alyson shotz. the american artist conceives large-scale sculptural pieces which stand as mediums in which one experiences their surrounding environment with a renewed perspective. ‘mirror fence‘ is indicative of shotz’s creative approach whereby she has constructed a picket fence entirely from mirror. the iteration illustrated in this feature was a commissioned installation for storm king art center in new york, and exhibits the physical existence of the barrier being almost completely obliterated by its glassy surface that casts back images of the landscape in which it stands.

 

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‘mirror fence’ almost becomes completely camouflaged
photo by jeremy l. thompson

 

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up close of the reflective barrier
photo by jeremy l. thompson

 

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a mirrored panoramic view
photo by jeremy l. thompson

 

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photo by jeremy l. thompson

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