Francesca DiMattio

Soft Serve, 2018

Time remaining

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Details

Glaze on stoneware
16.5 x 7.5 in (41.9 x 19.1 cm)
Unique
Unsigned
Estimate: $10,000

Location

This work ships from Brooklyn, USA.


Description

DiMattio's work uses domestic materiality to consume and overwhelm sculptural form. In this case, basket weaving texture covers one side of a soft serve ice cream cone. DiMattio takes surfaces that are usually seen as decorative and makes them viral, primary, and strong.This piece contemplates sculptural forms found in the everyday.


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About Francesca DiMattio

Francesca DiMattio (American, b. 1981) is painter and sculptor who received her BFA from Cooper Union and MFA from Columbia University in 2005. Her paintings use architecture as a base structure that she disassembles and complicates by a profusion of marks, constructions and decorations. Like much post-modernist architecture, it is impossible to locate a stable center around which the structures and spaces revolve. Exhaustingly intricate, the paintings use decoration as a deconstructive principle and create visual effects and illusions that are both striking and unsettling. DiMattio lives and works in New York.