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Shawn Patrick Landis

“Negative space is accustomed to being ignored. People walk right through it without a second glance. Only artists are drawn to enlarge upon its possibilities, the meaning of what’s between table and chair, hoof and mouth, dog and kennel, us and them.

Decades earlier, Bruce Nauman made art from the space between the legs of a chair, a suggestion that Rachael Whiteread turned into a career. Landis has his own spin, however, bringing a mad scientist sensibility to the deadpan banality of the objects he chooses to anchor the air, which is the nothing that makes everything possible.” seattlepi.com

“Air Check”, sculpture created by Shawn Patrick Landis in 2003. Materials; air, nylon-reinforced plastic, clear vinyl, blue tarpaulin, and blower