Ron Baron

    Exhibition: From the Ground Up

    U.F.O. (Unidentifiable Found Objects), 1997

    Collected objects

    26' x 2'6" x 2'5"

    Exhibition: Sport

    Excavation 1.2.Soc., Monument to the Weekend Warrior, 2005

    Mixed media

    30' x 8' x 8'

    Baron's work is a monolithic stratagraphic core sample embedded with sports artifacts which emerge from the sculpted surface. This work is part of an ongoing series entitled Unearthing the American Dream, a mock archeological excavation of our contemporary culture -- in this case, of our sporting culture. The form becomes trophy like, acting as a pedestal for all the unknown sporting heroes.
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