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Josiah McElheny

From an Alternative Modernity (Mirror for Bruno Taut), 2009

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Colored glass, laminated between low-iron glass, and low-iron chrome mirror, 18 1/2 x 14 x 11/4 “ (47 x 35,5 x 2,5 cm), approx. 11lb (5kg), Produced by Schott Architectural Solutions, Grüneplan, Germany Ed. 35/XX, signed and numbered certificate

A reflective object without shadow…


“I’d like to start with a phrase I‘ve heard you use: ’quixotic confluences’—things that come together in totally unforeseen ways that continue to resonate. You told me that sometimes you begin a work by responding to a story or event, and that during the course of this pursuit, something else tends to come up which overlays the piece.” Lynne Cooke, interview with Josiah McElheny Parkett 86, 2009