Sunday, June 6, 2021

"Plexus no. 34" by Gabriel Daw - Amon Carter Museum of American Art

We finally made it to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art this weekend, and I'm so glad we did, because this artwork is the best thing I've seen in a museum in a long time.

My photograph, which is the view from the ground floor looking up to the ceiling of the museum's atrium, just doesn't even begin to do this large piece justice. It's like a Rothko - you have to see it in person to really appreciate it. I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to experience it.

More than 80 miles of thread. 80 MILES. It just glows, and even moves a bit as the air flow of the museum passes through it. Looking at it, you can imagine how different it looks at various times of day, depending on the light filtering through it from the atrium windows above. - Kimberly
 
"Plexus no. 34" • Gabriel Dawe • Amon Carter Museum of American Art

 

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