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Dr. Lorenzo Pace tells us to all “go to 2 or 3 flea markets, buy a few items, and make a sculpture out of them.”

Mary P Williams "Fragility vs. Hardness

Mary P Williams "Fragility vs. Hardness

So here is my piece, five feet tall, using three metal objects, and a blown egg, and tissue paper.  The title is “Fragility vs Hardness”.

Mary P Williams "Fragility vs. Hardness" egg detail

Mary P Williams "Fragility vs. Hardness" egg detail

Hopefully the egg, sandwiched between two metal plates,

Mary P Williams "Fragility vs. Hardness" bottom detail

Mary P Williams "Fragility vs. Hardness" bottom detail

and the tissue paper lying under another heavy metal plate, will convey the concept.  Fragile, ephemeral, momentary,transitory, gauzy, or temporary as opposed to hardness, solidness, lasting, enduring, or heaviness.  It had to be a freestanding sculpture (i.e. a person must be able to walk around it). Does it succeed?

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