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Mar 2018
Vol. 37 No. 2

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International Sculpture Center
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Alice Aycock: Systems of Energy
by Christine Filippone
Twister Agian, 2017. Alice Aycock's recent works bristle with an iconic energy. Curving tendrils of aluminum in dynamic repetition, like Futurist force lines freed from the canvas, erupt from the earth with propulsive power. Rising 20 feet in the air, Devil Whirls (2017) is named for a dust devil, an upwardly rotating column of hot air rising through cooler air that creates a vortex in which the two are kept in balance as a stable system. Swept up into the whirlwind's coils, the viewer ricochets to and fro within the skeins, twirling around an anchoring pole wrenched at its center by the force. ...see the entire article in the print version of March's Sculpture magazine.

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Twister Again, 2017. Powder coated aluminum, 15.16 x 15.58 x 13.49 ft.

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