curiosities: treasure box 2
One of few StoryPeople sculptures remaining in Kai's personal collection after the split. Reclaimed pine from Iowa farmsteads, with handmade wire hinges. The entire story folds up & sits within the body of the piece. Artist proof - entirely created by Kai in 1996
Here are the stories hand stamped on the various pull-outs:
if I love you with all my heart, she said, what will you give me? & then she stopped me & said I didn't have to answer that because she was going to do it anyway.
I know I'm leaking more nowadays, but I'm not sure if I'm emptying out or filling up.
keeping your mind off the ground
these knees have stories, she said, but they'd have to be a mouth to tell you.
I'm not worried about every ghost, she said. just the ones that are related to me.
Shipping is included in the continental US. If you would like to see this piece in person, it is currently housed at Indekoi, a gallery in Bozeman, MT.
- crafted with barnwood from 100 yr old homesteads & barns in Iowa
- dimensions: wood sculpture (including wire hair) is 33 h" x 9 3/4" w x 8 5/8" d
entire piece & story by Kai
signed, titled & dated by the artist
Printed on museum quality, 100% cotton, acid-free paper. Includes pH neutral backing board made from 100% recycled material & comes protected in a plant-based compostable bag.
This print is a digital reproduction of an original pen & ink & gouache watercolor of Kai's, printed to order at our studio. Fits any standard 8x10 or 11x14 frame