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Originally this piece was part of a larger installation that was in an empty retail space. Made from a real dress coated in thick layers of muted blue tone paint. From the exhibition statement: "Clothing Store takes its queue from the hustle of a retail store, but slows it down and merges with the home with its intimate personal spaces rendering a seeming hybrid of both a closet and a public store." This dress, like other elements of the installation, stood as a still, ghost-like object of what often makes up a very busy chaotic space. Viewers were welcome to touch all the elements in the space. During the artist’s years living in Brooklyn, she was drawn to the excessively painted surfaces in the subway and old apartments. The phenomenon is quite common and thus overlooked by the busy New Yorker. The artist observed these quiet and still entities in a bustling landscape and adapted the method to her practice, coating various objects and spaces in thick paint.
Originally this piece was part of a larger installation that was in an empty retail space. Made from a real dress coated in thick layers of muted blue tone paint. From the exhibition statement: "Clothing Store takes its queue from the hustle of a retail store, but slows it down and merges with the home with its intimate personal spaces rendering a seeming hybrid of both a closet and a public store." This dress, like other elements of the installation, stood as a still, ghost-like object of what often makes up a very busy chaotic space. Viewers were welcome to touch all the elements in the space. During the artist’s years living in Brooklyn, she was drawn to the excessively painted surfaces in the subway and old apartments. The phenomenon is quite common and thus overlooked by the busy New Yorker. The artist observed these quiet and still entities in a bustling landscape and adapted the method to her practice, coating various objects and spaces in thick paint.
Originally this piece was part of a larger installation that was in an empty retail space. Made from a real dress coated in thick layers of muted blue tone paint. From the exhibition statement: "Clothing Store takes its queue from the hustle of a retail store, but slows it down and merges with the home with its intimate personal spaces rendering a seeming hybrid of both a closet and a public store." This dress, like other elements of the installation, stood as a still, ghost-like object of what often makes up a very busy chaotic space. Viewers were welcome to touch all the elements in the space. During the artist’s years living in Brooklyn, she was drawn to the excessively painted surfaces in the subway and old apartments. The phenomenon is quite common and thus overlooked by the busy New Yorker. The artist observed these quiet and still entities in a bustling landscape and adapted the method to her practice, coating various objects and spaces in thick paint.
Originally this piece was part of a larger installation that was in an empty retail space. Made from a real dress coated in thick layers of muted blue tone paint. From the exhibition statement: "Clothing Store takes its queue from the hustle of a retail store, but slows it down and merges with the home with its intimate personal spaces rendering a seeming hybrid of both a closet and a public store." This dress, like other elements of the installation, stood as a still, ghost-like object of what often makes up a very busy chaotic space. Viewers were welcome to touch all the elements in the space. During the artist’s years living in Brooklyn, she was drawn to the excessively painted surfaces in the subway and old apartments. The phenomenon is quite common and thus overlooked by the busy New Yorker. The artist observed these quiet and still entities in a bustling landscape and adapted the method to her practice, coating various objects and spaces in thick paint.
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Clothing Store Dress #2 Sculpture

Melissa Browder Beck

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Size: 17 W x 48 H x 3 D in

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Originally this piece was part of a larger installation that was in an empty retail space. Made from a real dress coated in thick layers of muted blue tone paint. From the exhibition statement: "Clothing Store takes its queue from the hustle of a retail store, but slows it down and merges with the home with its intimate personal spaces rendering a seeming hybrid of both a closet and a public store." This dress, like other elements of the installation, stood as a still, ghost-like object of what often makes up a very busy chaotic space. Viewers were welcome to touch all the elements in the space. During the artist’s years living in Brooklyn, she was drawn to the excessively painted surfaces in the subway and old apartments. The phenomenon is quite common and thus overlooked by the busy New Yorker. The artist observed these quiet and still entities in a bustling landscape and adapted the method to her practice, coating various objects and spaces in thick paint.

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Sculpture:Fabric on Soft (Yarn, Cotton, Fabric)

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Size:17 W x 48 H x 3 D in

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Melissa Beck is a Los Angeles and San Diego based artist whose work encompasses sculpture, installation and time-based media. She is interested in the repeated use, routine, and familiarity of everyday functional objects and the human understanding of these entities. During her years living in Brooklyn, she was drawn to the excessively painted surfaces in the subway and old apartments. The phenomenon is quite common and thus overlooked by the busy New Yorker. Melissa observed these quiet and still entities in a bustling landscape and adapted the method to her practice. She is also and art professor teaching courses in design, color theory, sculpture and mixed media.

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