art: Peter Layton

Peter Layton: Installation of 36 blown glass hearts, 21 felt jackets and optical fibber lights, 2004, 77 x 77 X 55 cm. The lights in the glass hearts have a slow, soothing pulse.

artist's statement:

"Battery" is a part of a series entitled "Matters of the Heart" , and stems from the insight that between birth and death there are only precious present moments encompassing love, joy, passion, strength, courage, wisdom, humour, generosity, creativity, freedom-and of course, their opposites. In squandering these we are obliged to live with the consequences.

from Alexia Goethe Gallery, London email: info at goethegallery dot com

Back to top


post to Delicious Digg Reddit Facebook StumbleUpon

Recent on Mstation: music: Vivian Girls, America's Cup, music: Too Young to Fall..., music: Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Berlin Lakes, music: Atarah Valentine, Travel - Copenhagen, House in the Desert

front page / music / software / games / hardware /wetware / guides / books / art / search / travel /rss / podcasts / contact us