Show #19: Caroline Wells Chandler - HomunculusField Projects (526 W 26th St, New York, NY) Map it Free
Drawing from Americana such as Jim Henson’s Muppets, “selfies,” and craft store paraphernalia, Chandler's work manipulates clichéd images into totally immersive objects that saturate the viewer.
In Homunculus, anthropomorphic guides from yesteryear sprawl on the floor and slump in corners with paralytic self-reflexivity. Head-shop tchotskys ooze from saccharine double rainbows, while hyperrealized comfort foods float above- and grimace back- reassuringly. Chandler’s sculptures, made from re-appropriated icons of contemporary culture, transform the familiar and recognizable into the unnerving and surreal.
This is Field Projects' first Solo Exhibition.