Olga Korper Gallery"/>
Artist: Tim Whiten
Exhibit Name: coming PASSAGE going
Gallery: Olga Korper Gallery
Dates: January 29 – February 26, 2011
Interviewed by: Lori Starr
Aired on ArtSync: February 4, 2011
When you work with your hands, the tools that you actually extend beyond your hands allow you to connect.
Left and below: cover and excerpt from ABC of the Steel Square and Its Uses, the book gifted to Whiten by his father.
Right: Whiten’s T After Tom (Pickaxe)
The rocking motion is very much the same as saying a mantra; the repetition of a mantra is nothing more than a rocking of one’s energies, in order to transform oneself.
Left and below: cover and excerpt from Lawrence’s The Rocking-Horse Winner.
Right: Whiten’s Lucky, Lucky, Lucky
[The tricycle is] a circle within a circle and… provides us an understanding of a kind of cosmic structure. […] To provide those principles in glass is to form and spiritualize the principles in an object so we can reference it.
Left and below: Cover and excerpt from The Book of Ezekiel.
Right: Whiten’s After Ethan’s Wheels
Whiten’s images, all from the current exhibit coming PASSAGE going, courtesy www.olgakorpergallery.com. Book images and excerpts courtesy books.google.com, amazon,ca, openlibrary.org.
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