Some of the sculptures take the shape of a lariat knot, or a lasso, pulled tight. They are a visual trap and an insult to orthagonality, mocking everything that an engineer always wishes an I-beam to do. It’s an invented structural failure, disguised as formalism. 

—James Angus

Exhibition Dates: 31 January – 2 March 2013
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James Angus I-beam Sunburst, 2012; steel, enamel paint; 120 x 120 x 120 cm; 250kg; Edition of 2; enquire
I-beam Sunburst, 2012
steel, enamel paint
120 x 120 x 120 cm; 250kg
Edition of 2
James Angus I-beam Knot (Red), 2012; from a series of 5 colours; steel, enamel paint; 85 x 80 x 80 cm; 95 kg; enquire
I-beam Knot (Red), 2012
from a series of 5 colours
steel, enamel paint
85 x 80 x 80 cm; 95 kg
James Angus Pipe Compression I (Orange), 2013; from a series of 5 colours; steel, enamel paint; 82 x 78 x 100 cm; 90kg; enquire
Pipe Compression I (Orange), 2013
from a series of 5 colours
steel, enamel paint
82 x 78 x 100 cm; 90kg
James Angus Pipe Compression I (White), 2013; from a series of 5 colours; steel, enamel paint; 82 x 78 x 100 cm; 90kg; enquire
Pipe Compression I (White), 2013
from a series of 5 colours
steel, enamel paint
82 x 78 x 100 cm; 90kg
James Angus Cast Iron Inversion (Yellow), 2012; from a series of 5 colours; cast iron, enamel paint; 80 x 80 x 50 cm; 45kg; enquire
Cast Iron Inversion (Yellow), 2012
from a series of 5 colours
cast iron, enamel paint
80 x 80 x 50 cm; 45kg
James Angus I-beam Knot (Black), 2012; from a series of 5 colours (small version); 45 x 55 x 45 cm; 30 kg; enquire
I-beam Knot (Black), 2012
from a series of 5 colours (small version)
45 x 55 x 45 cm; 30 kg