Body Armour: Breast Plates

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The camouflaged Breast Plates are inspired by fashion and protection. I like that they are made of hardware and newspaper as well as plaster gauze, which is the material that was used to make orthopedic casts when I was young. I also like that the screws, tacks or nails reinforce the protective illusion but come through the shell making it actually harmful to wear.

BODY ARMOUR: Breast Plates

2009-2011

Mixed Media (All are made with plaster, glue, gauze, newspaper and hardware.)

All are molded on a mannequin so the basic form is approximately 33 x 13 x 6 inches

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