‘the painted room’ by chris dorosz, 2008 (installation at ICA, san jose)

the painted room was a large scale installation by canadian artist chris dorosz held earlier this year at the institute of contemporary art in san jose, california. the painted room depicts an entire living room recreated at full scale using paint drops arranged in a 3d grid. the piece continues dorosz’s body of work made using suspended drops of paint. this particular piece was made using large drops of acrylic paint hung on monofilament from a wood support with metal weights to keep everything in place. after discovering dorosz’s work designboom was curious how these intricate paint drop pieces are made, but dorosz told us he couldn’t reveal much, ‘I usually keep my process close to my chest, although I will say that nothing is done with the aid of a computer.’ you can see a video showing a step by step look at how the piece was installed at the ICA in san jose on dorosz’s website.

http://www.chrisdorosz.com

chris dorosz: the painted room ‘the painted room’ by chris dorosz, 2008 (installation at ICA, san jose)

chris dorosz: the painted room ‘the painted room’ by chris dorosz, 2008 (installation at ICA, san jose)

chris dorosz: the painted room ‘the painted room’ by chris dorosz, 2008 (installation at ICA, san jose)

chris dorosz: the painted room ‘the painted room’ by chris dorosz, 2008 (installation at ICA, san jose)