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Charles Long (B. 1958)
Charles Long (B. 1958)

Pulp, Pulp

Details
Charles Long (B. 1958)
Pulp, Pulp
pigmented paper on armature
56 x 32 x 32in. (142 x 81 x 81cm.)
Executed in 1995
Literature
M. Maloney, 'Young Americans: Parts I & II', Flash Art International, June 1996, p.108-109 (illustrated in colour p.108).
L. Talbot, 'Explosive exhibition at the Saatchi', Ham & High, 9 Feb.1996 (illustrated).
Exhibited
London, The Saatchi Gallery, 'Young Americans, New American Art in the Saatchi Collection', Jan.-May 1996 (illustrated in the catalogue in colour).

Lot Essay

In Long's biomorphic sculpture there is a focus on what he terms the 'abstract free-standing mass'. Amorphous work in rubber, plastic, pigmented paper and modelling clay suggest out-of-body experiences alternative characters from a sculptural setting for 'the Invasion of the Body Snatchers'.
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