Meteorite slice microcosm
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Monique Péan

Meteorite slice microcosm

This hand-carved environment encapsulates the components that each work is inspired by, and formed from. Each composition is constructed upon a foundation of hand-carved limestone, a sedimentary rock in which most prehistoric fossils are preserved. Functioning as a microcosm, these compositions set each work in dialogue with a distant past, represented by a natural fossil, rare mineral or extra-terrestrial metal specimen.

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Artist
Monique Péan
Material
Limestone, acrylic, Scandinavian Widmanstätten pattern meteorite slice, black jade, 18 carat recycled palladium white gold, recycled steel, watercolor and charcoal on recycled cotton paper
Contributing Gallery
R & Company
Date
2019
Dimensions
12 in × 10 in × 9.5 in
30.48 cm × 25.4 cm × 24.13 cm
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Image credit: Photo courtesy of Monique Péan
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