Flume is a sculptural story about sensual form and transition. It was made at the request of one of my galleries. The gallery owners requested a 'more sensual sculpture in blue'. That was an interesting requests as it was both vague and precise. I like to listen to the requests of my galleries as they have a unique and different perspective on the art world from me, so I did my best to oblige.
This piece was created alongside of my sculpture Hubris, however this one uses more undulating and flowing gestures. I struggled with the color as I wanted to use a blue that was new to me, while at the time being hesitant to increase my color palette. For a long time early in my career I refused to paint sculptures and there were still remnants of that sentiment within me when Flume was being made. In the end I chose a color that evoked the water-like feeling of the sculpture.