• Eroded Replicas of Iconic Sculptures Reveal Crystal Formations in New Sculptures by Daniel Arsham

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    “Blue Calcite Eroded Moses” (2019), blue calcite and hydrostone, 102 3/8 x 46 7/8 x 49 3/16 inches. All images © Daniel Arsham and Perrotin, shared with permission
    Artist Daniel Arsham re-envisions some of the most well-recognized sculptures of classical antiquity in Paris, 3020 , his recent series of replications marred with lightly pigmented crystals. Both “Vénus de Milo” and Michelangelo's “Moses” find their heads, arms, and torsos eroded in patches by blue calcite.
    The New York-based artist spent a year inside the Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Grand Palais, a 200-year-old French...
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