“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm

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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm

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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm

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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm

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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm Private collection, New York

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“Untitled (Pearl)” detail
“Untitled (Pearl)” detail
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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm Private collection, London UK

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“Untitled (Pearl)” detail
“Untitled (Pearl)” detail
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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm

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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm

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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm

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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm

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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm

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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm

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Each oil-on-canvas portrait of an oyster has a thick shard of
very sharp broken glass adhered onto the fleshy tongue.
The prime relation of glass to sand also speaks of a surface irritant that perhaps suggests the evolution of a cultured pearl to covet in the extended future if indeed the art object is properly nurtured.

Oysters

“Untitled (Pearl)” detail
“Untitled (Pearl)” detail
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“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016
“Untitled (Pearl)”, 2016

Oil on linen, broken glass 8” x 8 inches 20.3cm x 20.3cm

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"Pearl", 2016
"Pearl", 2016

Raw oyster installation view at Vie D'ange in Montréal (October 2016)

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"Pearl", 2016
"Pearl", 2016

Raw oyster installation view at Vie D'ange in Montréal (October 2016)

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