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Autophagocytosis Sculpture

Gabriel Schama

United States

Sculpture, Wood on Wood

Size: 42 W x 62 H x 1.5 D in

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About The Artwork

The name refers to a cellular process of self-consumption/self-destruction. This was the third piece in a series - the first two pieces were titled Ouroboros, the symbol of a snake or lizard eating it's own tail. Edition of 8, this is 8 of 8, the final available piece in this edition. This India Ink stained version is 1 of a kind. This edition will never be reproduced once this artwork is sold.

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Sculpture:Wood on Wood

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:42 W x 62 H x 1.5 D in

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Working principally in laser-cut plywood, Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama creates densely layered forms that twist, intersect, and overlap to create compositions that are precise and expressionist. Although the design process begins digitally with complex vector illustrations, Schama’s work is brought to life by the artist’s meticulous craftsmanship. His years of experience in high-end architectural metalwork and furniture design are as evident in the impeccable construction of his work, as they are in the delicate balance of the design. His work meanders amongst purely abstract pseudo-mandalas, silhouetted figures and portraits, architectural landscapes, and typographic studies. Rendered in mixed tones of wood grain or in vivid blocks of color, endless details hide in the crevices of Schama’s work, rewarding repeated and up-close scrutiny, even as the overall arrangement defies a single visual interpretation, shifting with each change in perspective.

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