The Art of Science: Shapeshifter

Brian Jungen is a Canadian artist of mixed European and Native background.  He often uses everyday objects such as sporting goods, shoes and luggage to create new versions of iconic cultural objects, such as Native American masks, totem poles and fossil skeletons. This piece, Shapeshifter (2000), is one of a series of monumental whale skeleton sculptures made of cheap acrylic lawn chairs. Continue reading “The Art of Science: Shapeshifter”