"Portions" is a growing set of artworks that seamlessly merges diverse sources of materials, unveiling a captivating narrative within each piece. Every segment within the piece carries its own distinct story, tracing back to the origins of the wood or metal it was sourced from. From historical remnants with rich cultural significance to purely aesthetic fragments, "Portions" explores the interplay between material history and artistic expression, inviting viewers to delve into the several unique tales embedded within each composition. The series serves as a testament to the profound beauty and profound stories that lie within the humblest of materials.
Some notable sources in this particular piece include:
- Hemlock salvaged from the rediscovered Queen's Wharf
- 400 year-old walnut from a church in Italy (year 1684)
- African Mahogany from vintage snooker tables
- Dark Horse bar trim from the original DH location :)
Original artwork by Matt Durant. Acrylic & oil with salvaged wood. 25"Wx25"H. Send a message for more details or to set up a viewing.