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Artist Crush: Roanna Wells

September 5th, 2012 · No Comments

Interpersonal Spatial Arrangements is a fascinating project by British artist¬†Roanna Wells¬†documenting the patterns of crowds at certain happy or macabre moments in time. Individuals are reduced and abstracted to a single black stitch in wool. ¬†There is no geography or any other markers of place and time to contextualize these works… other than the title and the shape of the crowd.

President Obama’s Inauguration, Washington 2009

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President Obama’s Inauguration, Washington 2009 (detail)

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Drowning Victim, Coney Island Beach, New York 1952

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Drowning Victim, Coney Island Beach, New York 1952 (detail)