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Exhibition Notes, Number 29, Spring 2008. Ubiquitous in our culture, styrofoam is used to insulate buildings, package computers and other consumer products, and produce picnic coolers and containers for fast food and take-out. For decades, artists have employed styrofoam in the making of models and molds for casting. Today, however, more and more artists are exploring it as a primary material or a subject in its own right, using it in new and ingenious ways to create sculpture, paintings, and installations.

Publication Date

Spring 2008

Document Type

Journal

Publisher

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

City

Providence, Rhode Island

Keywords

RISD Museum, Exhibition Catalog, Exhibition Notes, styrofoam, sculpture, polystyrene in art

Disciplines

Art and Design

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https://archive.org/stream/ExhibitionNotes29Spring2008/ExhibitionNotes29_Spring2008#page/n0/mode/2up

Styrofoam: From Industrial Invention to Artistic Transformation

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