James Allen selected for 2011 Artist Trust Fellowship Award

About the Artist

I find inspiration in altering everyday objects. A majority of my artwork is reductive: I take a common place objects and alter them by removing parts or fragmenting and reconstructing them. What interests me is how common objects can lend their inherent meaning to a work of art when they are altered. Some questions I like to ask are: When does an object lose its mundane value and become something else? How can I reinterpret an object to lend it a sense of mystery?

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