Masquerade embodies ideas concerning disguise and facade, separation and distance. As a landscape Masquerade is a place which depicts a frame of mind in memory. I think of this installation as a garden. Natural landscapes are not yet gardens, and they must thrive by chance. Gardens are watered places of planned beauty. They are controlled, contained spaces of ordered and selected abundance. For these reasons gardens have come to mean places of harmony and pleasant viewing of ideal forms in nature. Elements in the Garden In recent years many artists have utilized empty clothing as an image to ...
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