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02/04/2013

EXPO ‘Sally Marsland ‘ – Jewelers’ Werk Galerie, Washington DC (USA) – 16 Mars-6 Avril 2013

Sally Marsland

Sally Marsland - Jewelers' Werk Galerie  (Washington DC, United States)  16-Mar-2013 - 06-Apr-2013    website: www.jewelerswerk.com  mail: ellen@jewelerswerk.comTweaking a minimalist mode with great insight, Sally Marsland’s collection of objects are made to physically adorn and imaginatively enhance. Never seeking large gestures, her work is like a poem by e.e.cummings: everything is in lower case. This is evident in the sometimes abject nature of the materials she employs, plus the canny use of found objects. A pair of hollow bones , or a discarded wooden object, sit alongside the more familiar materials of the contemporary jeweller. « If one has enough milk in the house, one doesn’t go to the grocery store », observed the composer Stefan Wolpe about his own working habits. Likewise what is immediately at hand can be transformed by Marsland’s exacting vision to arrive at an object with the right contour, density of colour, surface texture…
- Michael Graf

 Sally Marsland, Untitled, 2011–12, pendant, wood, 70 x 50 x 30 mm, photo: Jeremy DillonSally Marsland, Untitled, 2011–12, pendant, wood, 70 x 50 x 30 mm, photo: Jeremy Dillon

Sally Marsland, Untitled, 2012, necklace (detail), polyurethane resin, 450 mm long, photo: Jeremy DillonSally Marsland, Untitled, 2012, necklace (detail), polyurethane resin, 450 mm long, photo: Jeremy Dillon

Sally Marsland, Untitled, 2011–12, brooch, wood, 45 x 45 x 12 mm, photo: Jeremy DillonSally Marsland, Untitled, 2011–12, brooch, wood, 45 x 45 x 12 mm, photo: Jeremy Dillon

 

Jewelers’ Werk Galerie
3319 Cady’s Alley
NW 20007 – Washington DC
United States
Telephone: 202 337-3319
website: www.jewelerswerk.com
mail: ellen@jewelerswerk.com

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