December 7, 2013

The Port: Artist series: Hew Locke explains "For Those in Peril on the Sea"

Artist Hew Locke talks to PAMM about his installation For Those in Peril on the Sea, which consists of dozens of scaled-down replicas of ships suspended from the ceiling, creating the impression of a massive exodus taking place throughout the architectural space above the viewer.


 

Hew Locke, For Those in Peril on the Sea, 2011. Model boats and mixed media 79 boats; dimensions variable. Collection Pérez Art Museum Miami, museum purchase from the Helena Rubinstein Philanthropic Fund at The Miami Foundation. For Those in Peril on the Sea was commissioned by the Creative Foundation for the Folkestone Triennial 2011.