Making It / Clock Mobile / Mike Smith

I’ve been trying to think of different possibilities for my mobiles.  Here’s my ‘Clock Mobile’.

About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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4 Responses to Making It / Clock Mobile / Mike Smith

  1. sbmacinnis says:

    Great stuff Mike. I love these mobiles.

  2. mobius faith says:

    Another cool creation. This one will really stand up to time. 😉

  3. isabellart says:

    That is really awesome. You just made that room !!

  4. barbaraelka says:

    I hAve a limited browsing capability … Is your toilet mobile on etsy yet?

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