David Taylor candlestick trio

David Taylor candlestick trio

David Taylor candlestick trio

This group of candlesticks, from David Taylor, can be stacked to form a number of different silhouettes.

Featured in David’s latest project,  ALL OF THE ABOVE currently on show at The Future Perfect in New York.

ALL OF THE ABOVE: is a highly connected group of objects with a common genealogy and a shared sense of place – it’s the play with materiality and context that has become the logotype of David Taylor’s work.

“When an old-school glazing company moved out of their space in my neighborhood and dumped a load aluminium scrap into a container next to my workshop it was like a gift from above…”

“There were piles of junk in the container but for me the aluminium pipes and profiles where the most interesting, some were pretty scratched up while others still had protective film wrapped round them. The guys who made the windows had retired so suddenly they had lots of material but nobody who knows how to use it…”

also on iainclaridge.net

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