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.


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

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