Shapeshifter, by Brian Jungen

What’s not to love about a whale skeleton crafted from the bones of our ubiquitous white plastic patio furniture? The artist’s other work also remixes modern artifacts to reenvision traditional First Nations/Native American forms and patterns: golf-bag totem poles, baseball-mitt warriors. Jenkins’ show Strange Comfort runs through next summer at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.

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Shapeshifter,” white polypropylene plastic chairs (2000), by Brian Jungen, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa :: via Brainiac

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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