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The Torn Steel Installation Centers on Organic Imperfections

 - Sep 5, 2011
References: jonathanprince & design-milk
There is a beauty to imperfection as the Torn Steel art installation shows. Although not all imperfections are as glimmering as the tears and dents that each sculpture suffers from. Granted, because of how beautiful these scars really are, perhaps the sculptures do not actually suffer from them all, but is made the better for them. The Torn Steel art installation can surely teach many of us to love our own faults.

Created by artist Jonathan Prince, the Torn Steel art installation emphasizes elegance, precision and the material's qualities. Known for exploring the expansive expressions lying with in such materials as steel, his Torn Steel sculptures are sinuous and organic despite being fashioned out of heavy and hard metal. He works in the modernist vein of such artists as Constantin Brancusi and Jean Arp.