After 15 years of doing murals, paintings, installations and sculptures, Gerry Stecca finds that clothespins are earning him the most attention.
|Gerry Stecca (photo credit: SimonHarePhotography.com)|
A close examination of Stecca's sculptures reveals the labor that goes into these works, some of which contain more than 12,000 hand-drilled clothespins connected by wire.
"I like this kind of work because I'm not thinking about what I'm doing," Stecca says. "Once I have a direction, my mind just wanders and I could be thinking about anything ... until I get poked by the wires and start bleeding and come back to earth ... These little wires I use are so sharp." ...
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Above is a slide show of some of Stecca's art works. To see the captions while watching the slide show, click the arrow in the middle, then click in the lower right hand corner of the slide show to expand the pics and then click on "show info" at top right (to see the details that accompany each photo). Or simply view the Flickr set.