Sebastian Martorana

[New Construction: Cinder Block, salvaged marble row home step]

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New Construction: Cinder Block, 2012

Salvaged Beaver Dam marble, former row home step, 16" x 8" x 8"

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This is the chronological and conceptual precursor to the Soft Step Series. While it is not the first piece made out of a discarded stair step, it is the first piece to speak specifically to the plight of the city and the destruction of its architectural history and replacement with newer, inferior materials like cinder blocks and concrete. Along with those original blocks so goes part of the city’s cultural identity. New Construction received the Second Place Overall Juror’s Choice Award at the Second Biennial Maryland Juried Art Exhibit in 2013.

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