KnightArts Covers ‘Tools of Trade’

KnightArts Covers ‘Tools of Trade’

Chip Schwartz commends the “the sheer breadth of interrelated concepts” of Patrick Coughlin’s work

In his review of February’s exhibition at NAPOLEON, Chip Schwartz describes most of the pieces in the show and comes to this conclusion:

By embellishing these would-be tools, Coughlin reminds us that although these manifestations represent functional devices, a human hand must at some point fabricate even the things we use in the process of creation. This production and reproduction bears quite a bit of likeness to the human condition at large, whether in regards to engineering, procreation, or even agriculture; these artworks are, after all, built from clay, which is not a far cry from the soil which yields our crops.

To read the entire review, click here.

2 Responses to “KnightArts Covers ‘Tools of Trade’”
  1. robertmccoskey says:

    Was this written by the Leslie who went to Tulane University? If so please reply via email…robertatmccoskeydotcom

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