Socrates Sculpture Park

Ricky Sears

Websites: http://rickysears.com/home.html, http://www.lmcc.net/art/residencies/workspace/2008/sears/index.html

Exhibition: EAF07: 2007 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, 2007

Waterfront, 2007
Vinyl, building material, reclaimed lumber
30' x 26' x 14'

Like a Hollywood movie set, this full scale front elevation of a "McMansion" exists as a façade -- incomplete in its dimensions, and abandoned in mid-construction. It stands as a monument to the escalating scale of the American home, and the ubiquitous, but unsustainable, building boom that has transformed the suburban landscape.



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