art letter | no. 1. 2024 | february

Missgeburt, by Erik Geschke

Erik Geschke turns the concept of heroic sculpture on its head

With mouth agape, eyes closed and hands slack, Missgeburt rests his weary body against a wall in Clackamas Community College’s Alexander Gallery where I first noticed him dozing last month. Despite being almost twice life-size, he is anything but heroic.


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