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Patriot Recursion

Stephen Messimer's avatar Stephen Messimer

Patriot Recursion: This is a piece of abstract representational art that seeks to provide the viewer with a sense of the path taken by a person who becomes a soldier. Each instance below represents a figure on the sculpture starting at the 12 o'clock position and proceeding clockwise. This sculpture does not seek to comment on the morality or rightness of war. It does ask the viewer to consider the consequences of subjecting people to the brutality of war. Instance 1. Hearing the Drum: Instance 2. Weaponization: Instance 3. Outside The Wire: Instance 4. F.U.B.A.R. : ( F**ked Up Beyond All Repair ) Instance 5. Thanks: Repeat.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 1.5 inches
  • Medium: Mixed
  • Width: about 3.5 feet
  • Year created: 2016
  • Height: about 3.5 feet