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Horsephone
Horsephone

36" x 30" x 5" mixed media 2000

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TreePaintingPhone
TreePaintingPhone

24" x 22" x 4" mixed media 2005

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BoatPaintingPhone
BoatPaintingPhone

36" x 22" x 6" mixed media 2005

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Concrete Radio.jpg
Concrete Radio.jpg
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FM Bonsai (portable)
FM Bonsai (portable)

11" x 5" x 5" mixed media 2000

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Hurricanelampradio (FM)
Hurricanelampradio (FM)

18" x 14" x 5" mixed media 2000

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Panradio
Panradio

20" x 7" x 6" mixed media 2000

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Rockalarmclock
Rockalarmclock

9" x 7" x 7" mixed media 2000

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Cornclock
Cornclock

4" x 2.5" x 10" mixed media 2000

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Rockphone
Rockphone

9" x 7" x 7" mixed media 2000

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Electricskullbrush
Electricskullbrush

10" x 14" x 7" mixed media 2000

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Spinetrowelphone
Spinetrowelphone

6" x 14" x 6" mixed media 2000

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Clarinetphone
Clarinetphone

14" x 9" x 8" mixed media 2000

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Clarinetphone
Clarinetphone

14" x 9" x 8" mixed media 2000

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Six Electric Balls
Six Electric Balls

12" x 12" x 3" mixed media 2008

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Electriclightdrummer
Electriclightdrummer

6" x 4" x 8" mixed media 2000

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Dildo (vibrator)
Dildo (vibrator)

interior of box wind-up toy, plastic, baby bottle nipple, wood, archival inkjet prints, lace, string 2000 See more at link below (adults only)

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In this series of small sculptures, Chase-Daniel focuses on our increasing interaction with technology. Chase-Daniel has stripped away the bland ergonomic injection-molded containers of telephones, radios, and clocks, and replaced them with unexpected elements of the natural and fabricated world. A functional telephone is now built of rock and willow, with the raw electronic components strapped on the outside. A gaudy portrait of a trophy horse has telephone components bolted directly onto it. We may observe the sculpture from across the room, but we may also answer the phone as it rings, and this experience will affect our conversation.