I was looking at the overview of Spencer Finch’s installations, and the thing that really struck me was the way that he fills space.
In many of the pieces that I work on, I find myself going smaller, and smaller, and using toothpicks or tweezers to move tiny little pieces. It give me a great feeling of expansion to view Finch’s work, filling a room.
Finch has been strongly influenced by Monet, and the study of light. He plays with light, color, and time to influence human perception. I think that the expansive spaces that hold his constructions certainly add to the feeling of being immersed.
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