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Early Sculpture, 1989-1987

 

David Colosi, Listen, 1989

LISTEN, mixed media installation, 84 x 108 x 60 inches, 1989
(wood, foam, steel, string, car wash brush bristles, tennis balls)


David Colosi, Listen, 1989

 

David Colosi, Listen, 1989

 

 

David Colosi, Listen, 1989

 

David Colosi, Listen, 1989

 

 

David Colosi, The Dark Road, 1989

THE DARK ROAD, mixed media installation, 60 x 120 x 60 inches, 1989
(wood, steel, newspapers, rubber)

 

David Colosi, The Dark Road, 1989

 

 

David Colosi, The Feud, 1989

THE FEUD, mixed media installation, 36 x 72 x 36 inches, 1989
(wax molds of gourds, steel rebar, paint)

 

David Colosi, The Nest, 1989

THE NEST, mixed media installation, 36 x 72 x 36 inches, 1989
(wood, foam, clay, wire, paint, leaves)

 

David Colosi, The Nest, 1989

 

 

David Colosi, The Catch, 1989

THE CATCH, mixed media installation, 36 x 72 x 36 inches, 1989
(wood, dirt, steel, paint, flashlights, wire, clay, canvas)

 

David Colosi, The Catch, 1989

 

 

David Colosi, Darren's Red Nightmare, 1989

DARREN'S RED NIGHTMARE, mixed media installation, 50 x 84 x 84 inches, 1989
(found objects - steel, wood, plastic; red paint)

 

David Colosi, Darren's Red Nightmare, 1989

 

 

David Colosi, The Cocoon, 1989

THE COCOON, mixed media installation, 36 x 72 x 36 inches, 1989
(rubber, carpet, hoses, steel armature)

 

David Colosi, The Cocoon, 1989

 

 

David Colosi, Orange Terra, 1989

ORANGE TERRA, mixed media installation, 40 x 36 x 30 inches, 1989
(foam, metal, wood chips, paint)
Collection of Ed and Bette Brohel

 

David Colosi, Orange Terra, 1989

 

 

David Colosi, The Flood, 1989

THE FLOOD, mixed media, 10 x 24 x 18 inches, 1988
(steel, foam, computer keys, paint, water)

[partnered with short story: THE DAY THE WORLD WAITED, 1988]

 

David Colosi, The Event, 1989

THE EVENT, mixed media, 6 x 36 x 20 inches, 1988
(foam, metal, canvas, paint, clay)

 

David Colosi, Dumbfoundedly Observing and Object, 1989

DUMBFOUNDEDLY OBSERVING AND OBJECT, mixed media installation, 28 x 15 x 10 inches, 1988
(steel, plaster, cotton, paint)

 

David Colosi, Scape, 1988

SCAPE, mixed media, 12 x 8 x 10 inches, 1988
(unfired clay, plaster, foam, aluminum, paint)

 

David Colosi, Puddlespill Pete, 1988

PUDDLESPILL PETE, mixed media installation, 36 x 84 x 72 inches, 1988
(steel, rope, cloth, bicycle with fabricated front wheel, found then fabricated street sign, chalk outline)

[partnered with poem PUDDLESPILL PETE, 1988]

 

David Colosi, Puddlespill Pete, 1988

 

 

David Colosi, Clarence Tucker's Fly Machine, 1988

CLARENCE TUCKER'S FLY MACHINE, mixed media, 36 x 72 x 36 inches, 1988
(wax gourds, steel, water, foam, plastic, chain, wood, paint)

(The bucket was filled with water and as it emptied on to the white gourd in the pool,
the purple foam would cover the red gourd).

[partnered with short story: CLARENCE TUCKER'S FLY MEDICINE, 1988]

 

David Colosi, The Object, 1988

THE OBJECT, mixed media, 132 x 36 x 36 inches, 1988
(steel, log, plastic scooter, steel rods, paint)

(Collection of SUNY Plattsburgh - destroyed)

 

David Colosi, The Object, 1988

 

 

David Colosi, Phil, 1988

PHIL, mixed media, 108 x 36 x 36 inches, 1989
(steel, rubber, foam, canvas, paint, dirt)

Collection SUNY Plattsburgh

 

David Colosi, Figure in Cheese Dip, 1987

FIGURE IN CHEESE DIP, mixed media, 12 x 8 x 10 inches, 1987
(cast aluminum figure, Velveeta cheese, lettuce, tomatos, corn chips)

 

David Colosi, Maude, 1987

MAUDE, mixed media, 18 x 14 x 7 inches, 1987
(cast aluminum figure, red and brown modeling clay, wood, beard hair)

Collection of Don Osborn

 

David Colosi, Butterfly, 1987

BUTTERFLY, mixed media, 8 x 8 x 6 inches, 1987
(bronze, Elmer's glue, three dollar bills, paint)

 

 

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