Wer Wulf by Scott Fife, 2007, cardboard, glue, screws – click for details/larger view
I have a slight crush on art made from recycled materials these days, so I guess I’m not the most unbiased person when I say that Scott Fife‘s cardboard busts are simply miraculous and otherworldly.
However, I’m sure you’ll agree with me that no artist has ever caught Abe‘s punk alter ego better than Scott – and that alone secures him a place in the Annals of Wurzeltod™ Art History®.
Abe Lincoln by Scott Fife, 2009, cardboard, glue, screws and pigment – click for details/larger view
If you’re in Chicago, you can go explore Scott‘s show until Saturday, February 21, at Tony Wight Gallery. Further details below.
Closing: February 21, 2009
Address: Tony Wight Gallery, 119 North Peoria Street #2C, Chicago, IL 60607, USA, tel: 312.492.7261 | Map
Hours: Tue – Sat: 11 AM – 5 PM
Preview show | Press release | Bio
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