Terence Koh

These Decades that We Never Sleep, Black Light

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These Decades that We Never Sleep, Black Light
Terence Koh
These Decades that We Never Sleep, Black Light
2004
crystal chandelier, paint, lollipops, vegetable matter, human and horse hair, mineral oil, rope from a ship found after midnight, glass shards, stones and artist`s blood and shit
190 x 72 cm
Taking the form of a boudoir chandelier, Terrence Koh’s These Decades that We Never Sleep, Black Light hangs with a tempting anticipation; its heavy weight dangles, both dangerous and beguiling, dripping opulent crystals and bijou. Rather than illuminating, the sculpture’s deadened black surface promises to devour. Flirting between pleasure and pain, lust and death, Koh offers a dark romanticism, filled with apprehension and possibility.

     
 


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