Bunhead

work in progress

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Bunhead 

is a model based on the seventeenth century imperial palace precinct of Isfahan, located on the Naqsh-e Jahan Square.

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Modernist shapes in what is traditionally a ceramic (tiled) wall.

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Much modified in this model, the walls facing the square hold quotes from Sol LeWitt's shape inventory, replacing the elegant original patterning of tiles.

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Bunhead

view of minarets

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Bunhead

2011

178 cm l x 92 cm w x 33 cm h

5’ l x 3’ w x 13’ h       

unfired stoneware clay

© 2022 by Neil Forrest

with thanks to Chautauqua School of Art for a studio residency

Photography by Neil Forrest