(All-Seeing Eye)

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(All-Seeing Eye)
Anonymous
Found 06/2015, Goodwill (Metric and 183)

When we first discovered (Eye) the Museum prominently displayed it in the main foyer gallery, it has an uncanny power to dominate a room, and it clashed interestingly with the 1960s high Googie design of the gift shop, generating a sense of two very disparate futures (one positive and energetic, one dystopian).

It has since been moved to the Shed 13 collection, where it has an uncanny power to repel silverfish. We are thankful for small favors.

More than any single effect, (Eye) seems to suggest a dark, maltheistic power, a deity more like the all-seeing Eye of Sauron than any sort of benevolent power. It rises over a column of dirty gray light, transcending any understandable background imagery to float at some strange fulcrum of the universe, a strange hyperbola of dark energy that curves beyond the canvas into infinity.

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