A Little Slice of Heaven, by John Tuomisto-Bell
A Litlle Slice of Heaven by John Tuomisto-Bell
A Little Slice of Heaven by John Tuomisto-Bell
A Little Slice of Heaven by John Tuomisto-Bell
A Little Slice of Heaven by John Tuomisto-Bell
A Little Slice of Heaven by John Tuomisto-Bell
A Little Slice of Heaven by John Tuomisto-Bell
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Image By: Sean Deckert / Calnicean Projects
Image By: Sean Deckert / Calnicean Projects
Image By: Sean Deckert / Calnicean Projects
Image By: Sean Deckert / Calnicean Projects
Image By: Sean Deckert / Calnicean Projects
Image By: Sean Deckert / Calnicean Projects
Image By: Sean Deckert / Calnicean Projects

A Little Slice of Heaven

by John Tuomisto-Bell



The Pavilions at Talking Stick
9180 E. Indian Bend Rd #E2
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

 

On View through June 16, 2015

 

A Little Slice of Heaven embodies the concept of American idealism as a quest for prosperity and peace juxtaposed with the complacency of the human condition. In his installation, John Tuomisto-Bell represents American idealism with 40 individual “homesteads”—grass and picket fences—which suggest the American dream of owning land and a home. The conceptual component of complacency is brought forth by the fragile sleeping wax heads, each molded by Tuomisto-Bell at his home studio foundry in Phoenix.

 

This artwork was commissioned by

Scottsdale Public Art


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