Oversized Everyday Objects - part 130. Apr2012
Chicago-born Los Angeles-based sculptor Robert Therrien, among other projects, makes giant versions of ordinary household furniture. The everyday objects are transformed into monumental sculptures and fantastic installations.
"The artist’s point of view – from the small world – could be viewed as a large gesture publically. The practice is creating something both large and small. Publically, Table and Chairs is perceived as a big object, where it actually originated from a small detail-a corner bracket supporting the table leg. Instead of crawling underneath and photographing an actual table in order to see it, why not shrink yourself and take a normal snapshot?" - Robert Therrien