John B. Mors

 

"Mechigai-koshikake-kama-tsugi, Japan."



"Mechigai-koshikake-kama-tsugi, Japan."
Steel. 2000.
38" x 27" x 18"
Subject
The 'Joinery Series' are derived from Japanese methods of wood joinery. This particular piece is based on the Mechigai-koshikake-kama-tsugi joint, lapped gooseneck mortise and tenon joint with stub tenons.

Object
The sculptures are concerned with the effect of shifting the plane of an object.

References
Seike, Kiyosi. and Davis, Rebecca. M. The Art of Japanese Joinery. Weatherhill / Tankosha, New York. 1983. ISBN: 0834815168

   
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