Vessel,  1989 Painted steel and terrazzo, 350 x 400 x 400cm The International Exhibition of Steel Sculptures, Exhibition Centre, Chiba Japan   Vessel  was commissioned in 1988 for architect Fumihiko Maki’s New Exhibition Centre in Chiba, Tokyo. The sculpture, a four metre painted steel truncated cube, is an elusive play of perspective geometry and minimalist form, appearing to change from a cube to a rhomboid upon approach. Inspired by Albrecht Durer’s 1514 etching, Melancholia,  Vessel  is a container of “amusing physics”.

Vessel, 1989
Painted steel and terrazzo, 350 x 400 x 400cm
The International Exhibition of Steel Sculptures, Exhibition Centre, Chiba Japan

Vessel was commissioned in 1988 for architect Fumihiko Maki’s New Exhibition Centre in Chiba, Tokyo. The sculpture, a four metre painted steel truncated cube, is an elusive play of perspective geometry and minimalist form, appearing to change from a cube to a rhomboid upon approach. Inspired by Albrecht Durer’s 1514 etching, Melancholia, Vessel is a container of “amusing physics”.

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  Vessel,  1989 Painted steel and terrazzo, 350 x 400 x 400cm The International Exhibition of Steel Sculptures, Exhibition Centre, Chiba Japan   Vessel  was commissioned in 1988 for architect Fumihiko Maki’s New Exhibition Centre in Chiba, Tokyo. The sculpture, a four metre painted steel truncated cube, is an elusive play of perspective geometry and minimalist form, appearing to change from a cube to a rhomboid upon approach. Inspired by Albrecht Durer’s 1514 etching, Melancholia,  Vessel  is a container of “amusing physics”.
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Vessel-5-72dpi-1500px.jpg
Vessel-3b-72dpi-1500px.jpg
Vessel-6-72dpi-1500px.jpg

Vessel, 1989
Painted steel and terrazzo, 350 x 400 x 400cm
The International Exhibition of Steel Sculptures, Exhibition Centre, Chiba Japan

Vessel was commissioned in 1988 for architect Fumihiko Maki’s New Exhibition Centre in Chiba, Tokyo. The sculpture, a four metre painted steel truncated cube, is an elusive play of perspective geometry and minimalist form, appearing to change from a cube to a rhomboid upon approach. Inspired by Albrecht Durer’s 1514 etching, Melancholia, Vessel is a container of “amusing physics”.

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