CONTEXT

The following is a list of links to other makers, texts, and ephemera that are part of the constellation of influence of my work. 

 
 
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Henry Hudes

"One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters." -George Herbert

With visual reference to George Nakashima and following the rigid craft tradition of makers like Sam Maloof, my father Henry Hudes has been preserving historic properties and creating sculptural furniture for over four decades in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. His influence on me as both a craftsperson and maker cannot be overstated. 

 
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Walter Benjamin: The Work of Art in the Age of  Mechanical Reproduction

An influential essay re: the aura of objects, and changing value of sensation.

 
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Jennifer Moon - Definition of Abundance

Artist Jennifer Moon's writings... can you dig it?

 

I also make cocktails.