MARY BUTTON DURELL

Beautiful tracing paper and wheat paste sculptures by San Francisco based artist Mary Button Durell. Here is a bit about the construction method from her artist statement: “At first glance these pieces appear to be built onto a rigid wire frame, however, the process is much more organic and the structure is created from my own hand building. ¬†Individual cells or cones that comprise most of the pieces are first formed over molds of various shapes and sizes and then joined together using wheat paste cell by cell. ¬†Additional layers of paper and paste are then added for strength and reinforcement which creates the net-like structure around the individual cells.”