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Roger Hiorns

The work of Roger Hiorns conveys a compelling understanding of material and form. His practice takes place within a rigorous conceptual framework and a distinct knowingness of the sculptural tradition within which his work is placed. Presented in this catalogue is a selection of his crystallised car engines, the product of Hiorns' alchemical-like process whereby engines, mainly from BMWs, are submersed in a solution of copper sulphate, precipitating the growth of vibrant blue crystals that encrust the surface.

Information

Authors

JJ Charlesworth and Tom Morton.


Editors

Emma Dean and Michael Stanley.


Published by

Milton Keynes Gallery.

 

Hardback
160 Pages


Illustrated in colour and b&w.

 

ISBN 9780954471583

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Roger Hiorns