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PLANA-SUCUMBEBy COSMOSELECTOR

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US$ 1,337


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2020

Steel, Steel

Unique Work

Dimensions: 77cm (H) x 77cm (W) x 10cm (D) / 30.3" (H) x 30.3" (W) x 3.9" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

Cosmoselector's collection of geological samples of exoplanets. Each sculpture represents a geophysical formation of a planet outside the solar system.

Sample collected on the planet: "TAU CETI e"
Constellation: CETUS
Ascension: 01h 44m 5s - Declination: -15 ° 56 ’15”
Stellar distance: 11.9 light years.

The planetary surface shows a composition in which only two types of materials appear to be found. One of them, extremely soft and fine, almost like talcum, is molded by the winds, forming immense dunes. The other, dark, very hard, fragmented and cracked, reminiscent of obsidian. The sample has been stabilized for its extraction. The beauty of the whole is magnetic when the dim and diffuse light of its star generates shadow plays that extend thousands of kilometers.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1984
Hometown: Madrid
Based in: Madrid

Cosmoselector (Madrid, 1984) is a young interdisciplinary and eclectic artist whose work represents a journey looking for the beauty trapped within the sedimentary geology that nature draws in the today known to science exoplanets.

The discovery of the “unexpected” has always been a powerful catalyst for human creation and improvement. Indeed, …

 

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