With a typical crackle pottery glaze on ceramics a human figure is (hardly) visualised as a sensitive body. Veined.
According to a self-developed casting method, "Reclining" is the first sculpture in a larger format cast in aluminum, approximately 195 cm long, 90 cm wide.
Over the years, the horizontal figure has regularly returned to my oeuvre. The man lying in aluminum has become a key piece
Each work of Pielage has a minimal frame, a skeleton that is reduced to the bone. Exemplary are the cubes he made, in which the twelve ribs form a rickety structure that could collapse any moment and therefore does constantly, but yet also capable to keep afloat like a house of cards.
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