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Simon Cottrell: Output to Paths

Exhibition  /  23 Aug 2011  -  17 Sep 2011
Published: 18.08.2011
Simon Cottrell: Output to Paths.  © By the author. Read Copyright   . Simon Cottrell
Brooch: Blobs and tubes with white, 2007
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(...) Simon Cottrell’s pieces can tease and confound our perceptions. We can think we have their measure – they are mechanical, structural, perhaps a little cerebral; perhaps less than friendly – but then an incongruous lump on the underside of a brooch, known only to its wearer, can suddenly evoke intense tenderness.  As Simon says, “these pieces are not conceived to be made clear sense of”. (...)