Oozing over the sides of cabinets and dolloping tendrils throughout flat surfaces, Dan Lam’s vibrant sculptures (beforehand) play with kind and area. Utilizing polyurethane foam, epoxy resin, and acrylic, the Dallas-based artist makes otherworldly sculptures that seem like alien substances from outer area, apropos to the items in her upcoming solo exhibition, Cosmic Shake.
The artist created 52 new works for the present at Chefas Initiatives with galactic titles like “Darkish Aspect,” “Waxing,” and “Stellar Wind” that glob and bubble in saturated shade gradients and textures. She continues to play with new shapes, sizes, and patterns. “I’ve found that experimenting with scale has altered my strategy to supplies,” Lam tells Colossal. “This shift has introduced new challenges to beat, nevertheless it additionally results in new alternatives. Just lately, I’ve been exploring completely different textures and strategies of paint utility.”
Cosmic Shake is on view from July 7 via August 5 in Portland, Oregon. Lam has additionally put in her largest piece thus far within the latest Meow Wolf location in Grapevine, Texas, which opens July 14. Discover extra on the artist’s web site and Instagram.
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