Can understanding how synthesizers like the Minimoog and Nordlead shape sound help distinguish between “good” and “bad” in contemporary art? The “Earls ADSR Synthesis Model For The Evaluation of Works of Visual Art” is a tool to help the studio artist critically assess works of visual art. Issues of value and quality are notoriously problematic […]
What are the mechanics of making a formalist avant-garde design/art object? How is a the formailist avant-garde different than the historical avant-garde? how can you make more compelling art/design objects?
This precision machined, hand-painted sculpture is produced in an edition of 3 signed and numbered copies. Measuring 4.2″(wide) x 5.1″ (high) x 1.4″ (deep), this sculpture has a very organic feel and a substantial weight for an object its’ size. This mini sculpture was produced by the artist Elliott Earls in advance of his […]
12″(tall) x 9″(wide) x 7″(deep) Plaster and pigment. This object is now available through minislimited.com. This is the source from which the June and July 2016 prints were drawn.
This untitled sculpture by Elliott Earls is now available through minislimited. This piece was inspired by the architectural ornament embedded in the facades at the Cranbrook Educational Community. This piece is precision machined in the studio of Elliott Earls and was released in an edition of 10 signed and numbered copies. This sculpture measures 4.25w […]
This piece was completed in May 2014 prior to a group show that I was part of at Wasserman Projects. The piece is machined from a single billet of HDU. The bronze triple-head is a variation of the cyclops theme that has recurred throughout my work for nearly 25 years. The letterforms are expoy […]
The Studio Practice YouTube show and channel continues to take shape. Episode 4 is slightly longer form, clocking in at three minutes and thirty eight seconds. In this episode Elliott Earls discusses the manufacture of Super Anti-Zero 12 (Chromed), tours his machine shop and plays a hockshop version of the Hobbit Theme on the tin whistle.
This chromed HDU sculpture was billet milled by Elliott Earls from a solid block of high density urethane foam in an edition of five. Each copy is signed and numbered by the artist. This piece was first exhibited at the Downtown Art Fair in Manhattan through Wasserman Projects. This piece is available through minislimited.
$3500.00 each Super Anti-Zero 12 is now available through www.minislimited.com. Each object is precision CNC machined from a solid block of ebonized Aspen. This object is limited to an edition of 10 signed and numbered copies. Available at www.minislimited.com
This bust is wrought from unfiltered beeswax, dead bees, horse hair and linen string. The piece is entitled Colony Collapse Disorder, and draws on hybrid lowbrow/neoclassical formal language. This bust was the central component in my larger installation at the Milan Triennial entitled Elegy for the Collapse of the Empire (Detroit, Craft and Disintegration).