October 14, 2013
Artisan Dan Landrum brings the gallery true artisan created lighting. His fundamental concern with manipulating basic materials in unconventional ways was to produce objects that are functional yet also visually striking.
The crisp edges made by a laser-cutter take the textural exploration of the flutes to a more nuanced level. Thinly cut in one direction, the assembled cardboard can appear virtually transparent, and in another view like finely tooled wood. The material can be shaped and sculpted, creating an endless variety of patterns that play with light in refreshingly elegant ways.
During the day, it is a beautiful profile. Lit at night, it has captivating movement.