Lace Three: It’s All Because of Wayne
Stainless-Steel-Bronze-Sculpture-All-Wayne-Barbara-Berk

Hanging or Free-standing Sculpture
Stainless Steel and Phosphor Bronze – Bobbin Lace
9” H x 12” W x 12” D
2016

I wanted to see the impact, if any, of one bronze edge on a ribbon of stainless steel lace.  Indeed, the single bronze edge gives the eye a thin line to follow, in addition to the wide flat plane of the stainless steel.  Once complete, I realized that the arrangements of the loose wire ends, and in fact, the overall form, suggest a hat.  Lace Three had inadvertently become a tribute to my friend Wayne Wichern, milliner extraordinaire.   

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