Sculpture, by James Cook

 

Theatre of Annointment

Bronze, wood, silver, steel

25″ × 23″ × 86″

This vertically inclined assemblage of functional objects (19th c. fence post mallet, oak staved barrel, stout dining table leg) alludes to figure and gesturally opens to reveal a framed silver pitcher tilting and pouring from above…grace over the miraculous ordinary conditions of life and work.

Main view of the sculpture
Detail view of the sculpture
Detail view of the sculpture