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The Plexus Series Explores the Versatility of This Thin Material

By: Jana Pijak - Published: Sep 12, 2012 • References: framweb and frameweb
The Plexus Series by Gabriel Dawe is an architectural installation piece that merges the concepts of fashion and sculpture. The intricately woven art piece is constructed from technicolored threads, which blend into one another, much like a rainbow.

Displayed at the Louisiana State University Museum of Art, this installation features angular and cone-shaped forms resembling bright rays of light. Artist Gabriel Dawe experiments with scale and carefully manipulates his versatile material, creating a memorable and complex sculptural piece.

The Plexus Series art installation by Gabriel Dawe explores the use of thread as a building material. Inspired by fashion, the artist uses sewing thread to create architectural sculptures that mimic the protective layer we are given when wearing clothing.