A knuckle duster by Alexander McQueen inspired this body of work. The white python clutch was adorned with brass knuckles and crystal-studded cherubs. Its quiet violence and playfulness as well as its luxurious materials moved me.

I connected the bag to a piece I created for a show called Confess at the Southern Exposure Gallery in San Francisco. It was comprised of a 6’ x 6’ white tile floor with a drain in the center surrounded by three eyebolts.

Noble Drainage is a creative exploration with these two sources serving as its points of departure.

    
  
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   Untitled | 1996 | 72 x 72 x 4.5 inches | Tile, drain, eyebolts and mixed media

Untitled | 1996 | 72 x 72 x 4.5 inches | Tile, drain, eyebolts and mixed media

      Alexander Mcqueen | 2012 | Python Cherub Knuckle Duster Clutch

     Alexander Mcqueen | 2012 | Python Cherub Knuckle Duster Clutch