Patrick Holderfield, Bumper, 1998. Mixed media, 28 x 75 x 20 in.

Patrick Holderfield

Project 416


ln his Seattle gallery debut, 30-year-old Patrick Holderfield exhibited new, altered found object sculptures that set up amusing and challenging contradictions. With the overall title of “Dehisence,” which refers to the expulsion of materials coming through a suture or surgical wound, Holderfield added painted fleshlike polyurethane foam elements to boxes, car bumpers, small plastic car and airplane models, and other auto parts… See the full review in the print version of the June 1999 edition of Sculpture Magazine.