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Sculpture, Wood on Wood
Size: 38.5 W x 48 H x 3 D in
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Wanderer 2 is a piece loosely tied to my Voyager Series. I wanted to create the a very modern, almost mid century space age, looking vessel outline. The combination of hard edge acrylic paint and solid mahogany bands, create a juxtaposition of a clean, clinical feeling against the inherent organicness of wood. This difference in texture then makes the piece feel old. Like a mid century rocket ship or vessel that was once leading edge technology, but has since been relegated to a museum. Wanderer 2 explores this feeling of old versus new, organic versus sterile and design versus utility. Wanderer has an outline of a high masted sailing ship, albeit one in ether the future or the past, but certainly not the present. Wanderer 2 is mounted on MDF and Wired to hang. It is finished on 3 sides and signed on the back.
Sculpture:Wood on Wood
Size:38.5 W x 48 H x 3 D in
Ready to Hang:Not applicable
Packaging:Ships in a Crate
Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments.
Handling:Ships in a wooden crate for additional protection of heavy or oversized artworks. Crated works are subject to an $80 care and handling fee. Artists are responsible for packaging and adhering to Saatchi Art’s packaging guidelines.
Ships From:United States.
Scott Troxel draws on the aesthetics of bygone technology and the forward-looking designs of the Atomic Age and mid-century modernism to make dynamic, retrofuturist wooden sculptures that evoke nostalgia for the past as much as they look to the future. Fascinated by the way pieces of technology, culture, and design reveal their age, Scott aims to make works that cannot be pinned to a specific era. Scott has exhibited his work at numerous fairs and exhibitions across the United States, including The Other Art Fair New York, and his works are held in private collections across the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America. As a purely abstract artist, I explore form, line, color, shape, texture and mass. Since I am usually not relying on a recognizable object in my work, I create through the process itself. I start out with a sketch or design and work through the creative process, hands on. My pieces always take several weeks to finish as I constantly change them, until they just feel right. I really like to give my pieces a feeling of juxtaposition and a balance of opposites, in terms of textures and materials. For example, I will combine a recycled 60 year old cherry table top with a piece of modern manufactured Azek decking. The ideas of young/old, past and future, modern versus outdated, technology, nostalgia and futurism all seem to find a place in my work. I also believe this ties into a distinctly human theme. For example, you can pinpoint a person’s age by the technology they grew up with (Black and white TV, Rotary phone, landlines, etc.).
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