BRICOLAGE SCULPTURES

Bricolage (noun): construction or creation from a diverse range of available things
Kent examines history by reclaiming used anthropological textbooks, vintage physician’s desk references, enslaved African picked cotton, shredded worldwide currency, victorian furniture, as well as anything that fits the specificity of how his work is informed.

Untitled (Bang!) , 2015

Antique Gun, party blowout
10.16 x 30.5 cm
4 x 12 in

Apped, 2013

Chair, books, TV, analog phone, dvd player, rug
Various size

Becoming, 2013

Ebony bookends, books
28 x 24 x 15.24 cm
11 x 9.5 x 6 in

Bible Says, 2013

Bible, books, Silver platter, antique window, slave-picked cotton, gold leaf, steel weights
114.3 x 160 x 45.7 cm
45 x 63 x 18 in

Medical Apartheid, 2012

Books, tar, silver tray, slave-cotton
12 x 12 x 12 in
30.48 x 30.48 x 30.48 cm

The Edge, 2013

Wooden chairs, books, rug
137 x 124.4 x 48.2 cm
54 x 49 x 19 in

Detail Bible Says, 2012

Bible, books, Silver platter, antique window, slave-picked cotton, gold leaf, steel weights
114.3 x 160 x 45.7 cm
45 x 63 x 18 in

Enemies...A Love Story, 2013

Books, wood, antique window, guilded brick
43.2 x 160 x 36.8 cm
17 x 63 x 14.5 in

Smart?, 2012

Plastic water bottle, shredded US Dollars
35.56 x 35.56 x 10.16 cm
14 x 14 x 4 in

Catch of the Month, 2012 (front)

Plastic water jugs, shredded US Dollars, gilded net, gold leaf, scale, chain, fasteners
256.54 x 96.52 x 50.8 cm
101 x 38 x 20 in