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
2. Cyclops, 2002
Modified eye glasses, 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 6 inches
3. Momentum, 2009
Deconstructed and reconstructed aluminum ladder, 180 x 180 x 50 cm
4. Hung, 1997
Modified coat hanger, 6 1/2 x 17 inches
5. Momentum #14, 2006
Deconstructed and reassembled chair, teacup, 16 1/2 x 64 1/2 x 16 inches
6. From Nowhere to Nowhere #2, 2006
Deconstructed and rebuilt door, 13 x 83 x 13 inches