Mar 24, 2016

Sculptures of Everyday Objects Stripped of Their Functionality

 

Jaime Pitarch is an artist currently living and working in Barcelona, Spain. Pitarch attended the Chelsea College of Art for painting and received his MFA in painting from the Royal College of Art in London, UK.

Pitarch has been exhibiting his work across the globe since the early 90s and is represented in New York City by the Spencer Brownstone Gallery.

In the series of sculptures below, Jaime recreates everyday objects like chairs, doors and hangers but strips them of their functionality. For more, visit the Spencer Brownstone Gallery.

 

 

1. Abject, 2006
Chair, wooden shavings from chair legs, 48 x 14 x 14 inches

jaime pitarch everyday objects stripped of their functionality (1)

Artwork by Jaime Pitarch via Spencer Brownstone Gallery

 

 

2. Cyclops, 2002
Modified eye glasses, 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 6 inches

jaime pitarch everyday objects stripped of their functionality (3)

Artwork by Jaime Pitarch via Spencer Brownstone Gallery

 

 

3. Momentum, 2009
Deconstructed and reconstructed aluminum ladder, 180 x 180 x 50 cm

jaime pitarch everyday objects stripped of their functionality (5)

Artwork by Jaime Pitarch via Spencer Brownstone Gallery

 

 

4. Hung, 1997
Modified coat hanger, 6 1/2 x 17 inches

jaime pitarch everyday objects stripped of their functionality (6)

Artwork by Jaime Pitarch via Spencer Brownstone Gallery

 

 

5. Momentum #14, 2006
Deconstructed and reassembled chair, teacup, 16 1/2 x 64 1/2 x 16 inches

jaime pitarch everyday objects stripped of their functionality (4)

Artwork by Jaime Pitarch via Spencer Brownstone Gallery

 

 

6. From Nowhere to Nowhere #2, 2006
Deconstructed and rebuilt door, 13 x 83 x 13 inches

jaime pitarch everyday objects stripped of their functionality (2)

Artwork by Jaime Pitarch via Spencer Brownstone Gallery

 

 

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