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Todd Merrill Studio

Fish constantly strives to transcend the barriers of art, design, sculpture, and furniture. His sublimely unique works possess a timelessness that could be found seamlessly in the most contemporary of settings to the most traditional. Exploring the Victorian obsession with natural history, these one-of-a-kind pieces are created through Fish’s incredible mastery of the most refined practices in micro stack-lamination today. While the curvilinear forms of Fish’s works harken back to Art Nouveau, his process pushes the limits of 21st century furniture design. Marc Fish’s hand-made, unique Relic Vessels are each created from 600 layers of wood veneer that have been laser cut and reassembled to form a shape evocative of an ancient vase. Best described as “contemporary relics”, the works both conceptually and aesthetically link the past and the present by a deterioration and re-creation. Historically inspired by ancient pottery, they implement unprecedented sculpting techniques evocative of modern day technology, yielding a fresh and unprecedented aesthetic. Fish explains, “The vessels explore the notion of found, ancient objects being recreated with modern and traditional craftsmanship.”


DESIGNER/

Marc Fish

DATE/

2016

MATERIALS/

Black Ash with Silver Glaze

DIMENSIONS/

29.21h x 18.41w x 18.41d cm

STYLE/

Contemporary

HERITAGE/

UK

SHIPS FROM/

New York

$12,000

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