The black holes are “as much of life as possible – no barriers – no boundaries – all freedom in every sense.” Lee Bontecou

There is something so harrowing about staring into Bontecou’s sculptures. They are at once primordial and other worldly, projecting outward and eerily enveloping you, overwhelming you. Her seemingly bottomless black holes reflect no light and no life, and yet, they are self referential — representing life itself as boundless and limitless.

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