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February 3 - March 30, 2012

Speculative Models

Marty Weishaar (Baltimore, MD)

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Speculative Models
The Bridges Project

The Bridges Project  Marty Weishaar | 2010 | cardboard, hot glue, colored tape, spray foam and zip ties | courtesy of the artist

Speculative Models

Speculative Models  Marty Weishaar | 2011 | cardboard, hot glue, colored tape, spray foam and zip ties | Jerry Mann/SPACES

From the Black Road Series

From the Black Road Series   Marty Weishaar | 2011 | cardboard, hot glue, colored tape, spray foam and zip ties | Jerry Mann/SPACES

Speculative Models

Speculative Models  Marty Weishaar | 2011 | cardboard, hot glue, colored tape, spray foam and zip ties | Jerry Mann/SPACES

Speculative Models

Speculative Models  Marty Weishaar | 2011 | cardboard, hot glue, colored tape, spray foam and zip ties | Jerry Mann/SPACES

Photo Catalogue

SPACES invites the Baltimore-based artist Marty Weishaar to execute his playfully chaotic style of art making in Cleveland. SPACES will be filled with bridges, toy car tracks, and cardboard airplanes to create a microcosm that is reminiscent of crumbling infrastructures, and the messy craft of modern civilization-building.

Weishaar's seemingly disorganized objects are thoughtfully constructed of common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam. At first glance, these forms (that rarely include a right angle) seem to be both toppling and rising at the same time. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuituve abstraction. Connections are made between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings.

About the Artist

Marty Weishaar

Marty Weishaar graduated from American University in 2007 with a Master of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting. In July of 2010, Marty was a resident artist at the Vermont Studio Center. There he met Serena Perone the two of them completed an exhibit titled Exit Strategies at the Creative... go to artist page

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