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In early June 2011, I was asked to participate in an exhibition entitled Graphic Design Worlds at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan. On January 19th, 2011 I traveled with Cranbrook graduate students Nicole Killian and Wesley Taylor to Milan for the installation and the subsequent opening. In December 2008, I produced a piece entitled “Thoughts on Democracy” for the […]
In 2012 William Massie and I were commissioned by North American Bancard to design and fabricate a number of public spaces in their corporate headquarters. This project took one full year of my processor cycles. These photos document a small fraction of the total work we produced for North American Bancard. The design process was technical, detailed […]
Each day as I walk to my studio, I pass the figurative bronze work of Carl Milles. Eliel Sarrinen’s plan for the Cranbrook Educational Community has figurative bronze sculpture deeply integrated into the architectural site. For nine years I’ve looked at a sculptural form that is deeply unfashionable. Figurative bronze sculpture has a tenuous relationship with serious contemporary art. Our urban […]
“Elliott Earls’s reinterpretation of Norman Rockwell’s “Four Freedoms” practically screams. A little girl seems to be crying, her eye bruised, with an American flag in the background and two words framing her figure: “Liberty Weeps.” The color scheme is red, white and blue, but patriotic pride has been supplanted by sadness. Elliott Earls’s poster “Liberty […]
I continue to back fill the new website with old work. Here is a poster from 2001.
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