Michael Campbell

    • Deer Skull, Epoxy, Acrylic, Flock, and Gold Leaf
    • © 2016
    • 24 x 14 x 16 in.
    • Wall-Mounted Sculpture 
  • Modern Eden Gallery is pleased to announce ‘Roar’ an all sculpture group show inspired by wildlife and the primal nature within us all.
  • Mushrooms are an important part of San Francisco based artist Michael Campbell’ssculptures, vibrantly colored mixed media works that sprout these cryptic growths. In a recent short film about his work, Campbell shares that since childhood, his art has demonstrated an affinity for the divine nature of things. As he grew older, his curiosity developed into an obsession about the imminent death of all creatures, something that Campbell feels the mushroom perfectly embodies. In art and literature, mushrooms take on a variety of meaning; Alice in Wonderland was written by Lewis Carroll after he had experimented with mushrooms and the changes in size and time perception described in the book are characteristic effects of mushroom intoxication. It is also speculated that the authors of the Dead Sea Scrolls saw mushrooms as the original sacrament of the eucharist, which formed the basis of early Christian doctrines, including the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. - Caro, Hi-Fructose Magazine

  • This piece will be on exhibit through February 27, 2016 and will be shipped within a week of the exhibition closing date. Shipping costs will be invoiced separately at the time of shipment. For a detailed shipping price quote or expedited services, please contact the gallery. If you would like to arrange a gallery pickup, just add "PICKUP" in the order notes when checking out and we will contact you to schedule a time.

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