Exhibition: THE SOCRATES ANNUAL, 2017
Tile on concrete
Evoking an excavation or burial of a United
States presidential seal, this piece is at once
an exploration of contemporary civics, artificial
artifacts, and political symbols. Rendered in
intricately cut tile in the opus sectile mosaic
tradition, partially concealed and riven apart,
POTUS interrogates American aesthetics of
power and speculates about what politics leaves
3 x 6 x 6 feet
Image: Joe Bochynski, 'POTUS' fragment, 2017.
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