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Leigh Anne Langwell, Distant Fires

Leigh Anne Langwell, Distant Fires: Private Universe, Galaxy no. 5, 2012

Leigh Anne Langwell
born 1964 Albuquerque; lives Albuquerque
Distant Fires: Private Universe, Galaxy no. 5
2012
map tacks, entomology pins, sewing pins, Cellotex
7 ½ x 10 x 3 in.
© 2020 Leigh Anne Langwell

Leigh Anne Langwell reflects on the relationship between quantum physics and astrophysics in her sculptures. These constructions refer to sub-atomic particles while simultaneously suggesting the vastness of the cosmos. Or is it the other way around? Using different varieties of tacks and pins, Langwell carefully creates entire universes.