Chain (J238)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Chain

Made in

Sheffield

Date

1994

Description

Cast steel chain with numerous crumbling latex rubber ball endings.

Materials and techniques

Modelled wax casting, assembled on wax tree invested in ceramic shell. Shell is fired to 1100 deg. C, when the wax melts. Mild steel is cast, 9 or 10 steel elements. Liquid latex is rolled into a tube.

Dimensions

length:  270cm

Object number

J238

Category

References

Amanda Fielding - Chain Reaction catalogue

Maker's statement

See "Chain Reaction" introduction essay for further interpretation. Artist's statement: I like the idea of decay, this piece is not intended forever.