Michael Brown is active/lives in New York. Michael Brown is known for sculpture.
Biography Michael Brown
"These Broken Mirrors Are Actually Hand-Cut Steel Sculptures"
By Noémie Jennifer
April 14, 2016
Michael Brown's first step is over in an instant - hammer in hand, he strikes the center of a mirror. Then, the real work begins. He picks the most appealing patterns and traces them with a marker on a piece of acetate, which he affixes to a piece of mirror-polished stainless steel. He then cuts out each piece, mostly using a hand saw similar to a jewelry saw. The fragments are then "put back together like a big puzzle," he says, and mounted on a panel.
"Think Henry Rollins on the cover of Black Flag's Damaged smashing a mirror," writes the artist, describing the destructive creative process. "I take the patterns I l
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