My Most Favorite Comment/Review Ever!

This has got to be my favorite comment about my work, ever.  I only make things that are interesting to me, and don’t think about whether someone else will ‘like’ them.  Actually, I’m somewhat surprised that I do sell as much as I do, because it takes a unique, unusual person to be attracted to what I make.

Vintage Food Grater Wall Lamp

Vintage Food Grater Wall Lamp

“Great, man!

I couldn’t tell if I thought this was amazing or horrifying, but I kept finding myself staring at for minutes at a time because its just so odd. 😛 VERY excited to have something so interesting on my wall!

Thanks!  ~Andy”

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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7 Responses to My Most Favorite Comment/Review Ever!

  1. But… I don’t understand… it IS great!!!!

    How’s ‘everything’, now? Hope the knees are good?

  2. mobius faith says:

    WHat a great comment. Fantastic work.

  3. sbmacinnis says:

    Great piece…nice to have you back Mike!

  4. Thanks all. I even managed to get in and out of my Miata to go shopping today. Mike

  5. clinock says:

    Oh Yeh – keep on truckin…

  6. thanks Ute, very cool!


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