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ARTIST of the DAY: Dimosthenis Prodromou

2016 June 16
Sculpture by Dimosthenis Prodromou

head sculpture by Dimosthenis Prodromou

“I use the term ready-made pallet to describe my color.” –Dimosthenis Prodromou

I’m such a fan of found-object assemblage, trash art & recycled materials.  I understand the debate over archival materials, and I embrace a movement toward outdoor ephemeral sculpture in parks and outside museums & universities.  However, I do often find my self frustrated when an artist chooses to use a recycled materia regardless of of whether it really works.  I don’t like the gimmick of it all.  But the sculptural work of today’s AAAD Artist of the Day, Dimosthenis Prodromou finds itself at one with newsprint.  If feels like a natural progression of the paper’s lifecycle.  It appears both solid, but soft & light.   A ready-made pallet…

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2 Responses
  1. Jessica permalink
    June 17, 2016

    Super cool. What an innovative use of newsprint. It works so well!

  2. June 17, 2016

    I agree, Jessica! I can’t get over how soft & flesh-like it appears! –R.L. Gibson (Rachel), Editor

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