Death Mask 1 & 2

Posted on March 27th, 2010 in Faces of Chaos. 1 Comment.

Two artworks created from thousands of individual “faces” during my exploration of Lyapunov space. With gaping, leering mouths and fractured skull-like forms, these images evoke tribal customs surrounding death or spiritual forces.

Death Mask 1 by Nathan Selikoff

Death Mask 1 by Nathan Selikoff. 2007. Dimensions variable. Open edition print.

Death Mask 2 by Nathan Selikoff

Death Mask 2 by Nathan Selikoff. 2007. Dimensions variable. Open edition print.

The latest incarnation of these death masks finds them inserted, mirror-like, into oval Baroque-style frames:

Death Masks in Ikea Frames Previsualization

Death Masks in Ikea Frames Previsualization

And here’s what they looked like in my solo exhibition, Process & Influence:

Death Mask 1 and 2, Untiled Faces at Process & Influence

Death Mask 1 and 2, Untiled Faces at Process & Influence

Death Mask 1, Framed (closeup)

Death Mask 1, Framed (closeup)

One thought on “Death Mask 1 & 2

On August 15, 2011 at 3:22 pm, Sayeh said:

Wow, This is amazing. Great job.

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