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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 […]
Elliott Earls will be presenting selected video work at The Drawing Center on Wooster Street in New York City on Saturday February 20th, 2016 from 4 to 6 pm. If you are in the area, stop by and say hello.
“The Many Ways I Remain Defiant in the Face of Institutionalized Stupidity” Limited Edition Print Now Available
The name of this piece, The Many Ways I Remain Defiant In the Face of Institutionalized Stupidity is a reflection on contemporary culture. Terror Management Theory suggests that human culture is a form of terror management. That is, humans as a species understand the finite nature of existence (death) which produces profound terror in the individual. Our symbolic […]
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 […]
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.
New "Studio Practice" Episodes
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Episode 8 of Studio Practice deals with the issues of which we must not speak. Friedrich Nietzsche, Scientology, Aesop Rock and Reviews at Cranbrook Academy of Art are topics of discussion. Don’t be afraid to post to the comment section. Notes on the episode: Thus Spake Zarathustra http://www.amazon.com/Spake-Zarathustra-Dover-Thrift-Editions/dp/0486406636
Episode 7 of “Studio Practice.” In this episode Elliott Earls offers suggestions on how to learn from the critique process, shows an example of integrating family into a studio practice, discusses the benefits of failure. This episode features break dancing (isolations) and Elliott’s talk at The Drawing Center in New York. Episode Notes: David Bohm […]
In this episode Elliott Earls gives suggestions for how to avoid working in the “cube farm.” He draws on the work of Detroit based designer Chris Schanck, Detroit born motivational speaker Dr. Eric Thomas and clothing designer Marc Ecko as examples. Elliott also gives away a signed, limited-edition print as a thank you to the […]
Episode #5 of Elliott Earls new YouTube show hopes to be your source for a zero bull$hit look into the artist and designer studio. In this episode, Elliott provides principles for assessing the quality of your teachers. Elliott also provides a concrete suggestion for helping you to move your work to a more contemporary conceptual […]
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.
I’m using twitter as a way to post 30 second versions of my new YouTube show Studio Process. These 30 second video focus on showing work in process in the studio. Below are a few examples. Follow me on twitter to stay up to date. Tweets by @elliottearls