Category Archives: Sculpture

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Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment

Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment, was a solo exhibition of original work by mixed media artist Ben Cuevas. The Exhibition took place at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, May 2-10, 2010. Artist’s Statement: ‘I can’t understand why some people

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Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment

Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment, was a solo exhibition of original work by mixed media artist Ben Cuevas. The Exhibition took place at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, May 2-10, 2010. Artist’s Statement: ‘I can’t understand why some people

Prozac Medicine Cabinet

Medicine Cabinets

This installation was part of my recent show at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, titled “Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment”. I knitted the five most popular psychoactive pharmaceuticals and placed them inside of medicine cabinets. I replaced the mirrors

Prozac Medicine Cabinet

Medicine Cabinets

This installation was part of my recent show at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, titled “Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment”. I knitted the five most popular psychoactive pharmaceuticals and placed them inside of medicine cabinets. I replaced the mirrors

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Knitted Rectum

This knitted rectum is the seventh and final knitted anatomy/chakra piece from my Hopsital Room installation. Stay tuned for installation images coming soon, as well as images from the rest of my show at Canal Gallery.

Rectum

Knitted Rectum

This knitted rectum is the seventh and final knitted anatomy/chakra piece from my Hopsital Room installation. Stay tuned for installation images coming soon, as well as images from the rest of my show at Canal Gallery.

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Brain (Sahasrara)

Brain (Sahasrara), another knitted chakra/anatomy piece from the Hospital Room installation.

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Brain (Sahasrara)

Brain (Sahasrara), another knitted chakra/anatomy piece from the Hospital Room installation.

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Works in Progress Part V: Thyroid Etc.

Here’s another chakra/anatomy piece that will be incorporated into the hospital room installation, as part of my upcoming exhibition at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA (which will be up May 2-13, 2010). This piece portrays the anatomy of the throat

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Works in Progress Part V: Thyroid Etc.

Here’s another chakra/anatomy piece that will be incorporated into the hospital room installation, as part of my upcoming exhibition at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA (which will be up May 2-13, 2010). This piece portrays the anatomy of the throat

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Works in Progress Part IV: The Heart

This heart is significantly larger than the three I made for The Waiting Room installation. If it were an actual human heart, it would be extremely hypertensive (an art critic/former autopsy pathologist who’s advising me told me that).

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Works in Progress Part IV: The Heart

This heart is significantly larger than the three I made for The Waiting Room installation. If it were an actual human heart, it would be extremely hypertensive (an art critic/former autopsy pathologist who’s advising me told me that).

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Works in Progress Part III: The Genitosexual

This next installment in the works in progress series deals with the second chakra, Svashistana (sweetness), which affects sexuality and reproduction. The external genitalia represented here are ambiguous in nature. I wanted to create a representation of the genitals that

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Works in Progress Part III: The Genitosexual

This next installment in the works in progress series deals with the second chakra, Svashistana (sweetness), which affects sexuality and reproduction. The external genitalia represented here are ambiguous in nature. I wanted to create a representation of the genitals that

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Works in Progress Part II: The Third Eye

Here’s another piece that’s going int the knitted chakra anatomy series. This is a representation of the Third Eye or Ajna (to perceive and command in Sanskrit). This energy center in the body is related to vision and the eyes.

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Works in Progress Part II: The Third Eye

Here’s another piece that’s going int the knitted chakra anatomy series. This is a representation of the Third Eye or Ajna (to perceive and command in Sanskrit). This energy center in the body is related to vision and the eyes.

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Works in Progress Part I: Intestines

I’ve been busy at work in my studio and I’ve decided to post a works in progress series of pieces that are going to be part of my thesis exhibition. For one of the installations in my show, I’m knitting

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Works in Progress Part I: Intestines

I’ve been busy at work in my studio and I’ve decided to post a works in progress series of pieces that are going to be part of my thesis exhibition. For one of the installations in my show, I’m knitting

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Invasive Species

Spending the summer in the Pacific Northwest, I couldn’t help but be inspired by the region’s rich and diverse plant life. From the neighborhood gardens of Seattle’s Capitol Hill to the old growth forests of Baker Mountain, the Pacific Northwest

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Invasive Species

Spending the summer in the Pacific Northwest, I couldn’t help but be inspired by the region’s rich and diverse plant life. From the neighborhood gardens of Seattle’s Capitol Hill to the old growth forests of Baker Mountain, the Pacific Northwest