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Kevin O'Toole

Untitled (Study for Wall Sculpture)

This play is a reflection on the (im)possibility of accepting diversity and the other. The fragmented body of the neoplasm—the fruit of unstable conditions—overcomes barriers, loves and denies itself and others, wanders around, forgetting its profession. It frequently and with pleasure divides, goes through dangerous palpation, questions the possibility of contact with the experience of the other. Poorly brought up but very successful, it invites us to a trans-species transition.

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Kevin O’Toole is a sculptor. The light streaming into the third floor room in the gallery provided the axes for this wall drawing. As a sculptor he seldom works from preliminary drawing (although he has done so in the past), but this is the first time he has worked directly onto the surface of a wall. The multilayered treatment (silver leaf, dry pigment, size and under-taping) edges toward a low relief sculpture.

When

2002

About The Artist

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Kevin O'Toole graduated with a MFA from The Pennsylvania State University, and a BFA from Cornell University after studying at the Tyler School of Art in Rome. Kevin's works have been exhibited widely and can be found in public and private collections around the country.

Kevin O’Toole is a sculptor. The light streaming into the third floor room in the gallery provided the axes for this wall drawing. As a sculptor he seldom works from preliminary drawing (although he has done so in the past), but this is the first time he has worked directly onto the surface of a wall. The multilayered treatment (silver leaf, dry pigment, size and under-taping) edges toward a low relief sculpture.

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