art basel   drawing (pins) by tara donovan art basel   drawing (pins) by tara donovan
jun 22, 2012

art basel drawing (pins) by tara donovan

‘drawing (pins)’ by tara donovan drawing pins on Gatorboard® image © designboom

pace gallery showcased the work of new york artist tara donovan entitled ‘drawing (pins)’, exhibited at art basel 2012. the pieces are made up of tens of thousands of nickel-headed thumbtacks embedded in Gatorboard® in varying degrees, generating detailed texture and movement. the collection is an archetypal example of donovan’s signature style, where she is known for using a multitude of a single item to create often large-scale installations.

hundreds and thousands of pins create shade and texture in a piece image © designboom

image © designboom

image courtesy of nicola anthony

image © designboom

  • WOW! I hope i’ll get to see this one day.

    Leo Da Nawmsayin says:
  • I saw this in Chelsea months ago!

    Mary k says:

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