Entries tagged with ‘Organic’

2008

Stem

Stem is an example of O’Connell’s respect for untamed nature. For O’Connell, a society’s relationship to nature is synonymous with its cultural values. A society that clips its gardens is one that val…

The sculpture Polar Bear forms the closest links to traditional definitions of biomorphism. It slips back and forth from subjectivity to objectivity, and from abstraction to figuration. Its abstract f…

Conetwirl is part of O'Connell's series Biomorphia. This was the most complex of all of the works produced for this series of works, whose title calls attention to the geometric construction, subverte…