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Folded Plywood by Harry Roseman

The subjects of Harry Roseman’s work are the bend of a curve, the conjunction of edges, the turn of a fold, the weight and nature of objects, the conjunction of idea and object, the way an idea sits in an object and next to an object and the way surface can obscure and also reveal. One of his aims is to close the distance between thinking, looking and making, to the point where it is hard to tell the difference.

These pieces really had me look twice. At first I didn't believe that they were made from one piece of wood, but they actually are! I love the shapes that they are bent into, and I love the variety of layers in the folds.

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