• Limp Balloons Slump Over Each Other in Pastel Sculptures by Artist Joe Davidson

    4 monthes ago - By Colossal

    “Untitled” (2020), cast tinted hydrocal, 9 x 9 x 4 inches. All images © Joe Davidson, shared with permission
    In varying states of deflation, Joe Davidson 's pastel balloons sag, slump, and flop in every direction. The limp, elongated forms are stacked on top of one another in seemingly precarious piles and resemble latex tubes filled with days-old air. While the sculptures are playful in both color and form, the Los Angeles-based artist notes that they also hold earnest themes of masculinity and aging, two concepts he's thinking about often.
    Davidson prefers to explore new materials and...
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