Don’t like plywood, not even mock stuff?

Furniture July 2015 029

It is easy to ridicule modern sculptures like that of a sheet of plywood by Robert Gober. Far more difficult to appreciate it. Yet some people do. Is he mocking plywood – or is wood mocking plywood? Are applied arts mock art or mocking art? It is also easy to overlook applied arts as simply furniture. But just like with fine art, if you take the time to look more closely, the different layers of meaning will reveal themselves.

 

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