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Loren Madsen 1970-2010
Brick Path 1, 1970 brick and steel wire 8‘ long x 3’ wide x 3’ high
Board Piece, 1972 2x14 & 1x2 boards 30’ long x 4’ high x 2” deep Scripps College, Ca
Untitled, 1973 fire brick and steel rod 16’ long x 3’ high x 2” wide Riko Mizuno Gallery, LA, Ca
Untitled Timber Piece, 1974 2x12, 4x6, 2x4 & 1x12 fir boards 30’ long x 10’ high x 5’ deep Long Beach CC, Ca
Leaning Wall maquette, 1975 brick & sst. wire (proposed) 35’ long x 12’ high x 16’ deep MoMA, NY
Stacked Boards, 1975 2x6 & 1x2 fir boards 19’ long x 10’ high x 6” deep MoMA, NY
Floating Arch, 1976 brick , sst wire 35’ long x 35’ wide x 12’ high McKee Gallery, NY
Wood Construction, 1976 redwood and fir boards 16’ long x 12’ high x 12” deep Site, SF, Ca Wood Construction, II 1976 redw...
“ L” for Walker, 1976 brick & sst wire 60’ wide x 15’ high x 40’ deep Walker Art Center, Mpls, MN
Inverted Pyramid, 1977 brick & steel rod 31’ long x 13’ wide x 3’ high McKee Gallery, NY
Ring Piece maquette, 1977 12” x 12” timbers size variable
Timber Ring, 1978 6x12 & 4x6 boards 44’ diameter x 4’ high Grant Park, Chicago
For Muso, 1978 brick & sst wire 50’ long x 4’ wide x 15’ high Zolla-Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
Slot, 1978 23” high x 29” wide graphite, ink & colored ink on paper Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Triangular Timber maquette, 1978 timbers, excavation size variable
Inverted Pyramid, Floating, 1979 brick & sst wire 32’ long x 12’ high x 10’ deep Hirschhorn Museum, Wash, DC
Sluice, 1980 curved brick, cable 42’ long x 14’ high x 3’ deep Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, Ca
Floating Cross, 1980 brick, sst wire 40’ x 4o’ x 24’ high Wright State U., Oh
Floating Cross, 1980 brick, sst wire 40’ x 4o’ x 24’ high Wright State U., Oh
1st Bank Piece, 1981 black granite, cable 30’l x 21’ deep x 83’ high Minneapolis, MN
Floating Ring, 1981 vetter stone, cable 16’ dia x 50’ long x 30’ high SSA Metro West, Baltimore, Md
Suspended Sentence, 1981 acrylic blocks, cable 26’ long’ x 60’ wide x 37’ high Area2 Police Center, Chicago
Untitled installation, 1982 wood constructions, oak timbers, wires, black granite, sand, slate, car jack 44’ long x 12’ wi...
Untitled, 1984 glulam beams, cable 56’ long x 17’ wide x 40’ high Chevy Chase, MD
Depart (maquette), 1984 laminated wood, dowels, thread 18” long x 12” wide x 12” high Untitled (maquette), 1984 laminated ...
Northrop maquette, 1984 18” long x 12” wide x 24” high as proposed: bronze blocks, , sst pylons, cable 40’ long x 20’ wide...
Untitled, 1984 glulam beam, sst pylons, cable 58’ long x 30 wide x 20’ high Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA
Self-portrait, 1984(?) 64 - 8” sq paper sheets (64” x 64”) dripped ink
For Next, 1986 copper plates, silk thread 40’ long x 6’ wide x11’ high McKee Gallery, NY
For Next, 1986 copper plates, silk thread 40’ long x 6’ wide x11’ high McKee Gallery, NY
Untitled, 1986 glulam spruce & redwood beams 15’ long x 15’ wide x33’ high Schering Corp, Kenilworth, NJ
Bronze Arch, 1988 bronze plates, hardware 6’ long x 2’ wide x 4’ high Mt. Holyoke College, MA
While, 1986 256 steel plates, gun bluing, twisted wire 18” diameter x 55” high private collection, Chicago
Barc (copper), 1990 copper sheet, lead solder, cable 8’ long x 16” wide x variable height private collection, Los Angeles,...
Untitled, 1991 glulam beam, sst cable 32’ deep x 24’ wide x 52’ high LaGuardia CC, LIC, NY maquette, 1990 wood, mm LaGuard...
Missing Matter, 1991 copper, solder, laminated woods, tie wire 60’ long x 50’ wide x 20’ high U. of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Missing Matter, 1991 copper, solder, laminated woods, tie wire 60’ long x 50’ wide x 20’ high U. of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Untitled, 1991 copper plates, copper wire 57” long x 36” wide x 12” deep
Large Event, 1991 laminated paldao and oak 100” diameter x 12’ high (variable)
Small Event, 1991 laminated paldao and oak 80” diameter x 12’ high (variable)
Rack, 1992 copper and lead solder 53’ long x 5’ wide x 11’ high McKee Gallery, NY Rack maquette, 1992 paper, copper paint,...
Self-portrait, 1992 composed of all the words in my coop  lease, video scanned, digitized, plotted  with ink on paper 23” ...
Skeleton, 1993(?) laminated ebony 12” diameter x 124” long
Knots, 1989-1994 laminated & carved purpleheart wood 200+ pieces/size variable Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Knots, 1989-1994 laminated & carved purpleheart wood 200+ pieces/size variable Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX Knots maqu...
numberthree, 1994 carved cherry 25” high x 12” diameter numbereight, 1995 carved hornbeam 19” high x 3” diameter
numberfour, 1994 carved poplar 70” high x 15” diameter Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Historical Abstract: CPI 1995 laminated & carved basswood 40” high x 26” wide x 29” deep *Consumer price index each layer ...
Historical Abstract: Humdef, 1995 laminated & carved poplar 48” high x 24” wide x 36” deep each layer = 1 year (1945-1994 ...
Loren Madsen Objects McKee Gallery, NY, 1996
Echo, 1997 bronze, sst cables, tiled towers 62’ wide x 9.5’ deep x 49’ high Japan Rail Kinschichio Station, Tokyo Echo, 19...
Historical Abstract: L&M*, 1998 laminated & carved cherry 46” high x 27” wide x 7” deep *Love and Marraige each layer = 1 ...
Historical Abstract: Pipes, 1998 turned and ebonized poplar small: 7.5” diameter x 39” high large: 17.5” diameter x 39” hi...
Untitled (titles), 1998 10 Iris prints, 30” x 30” each McKee Gallery, NY
6,000,000,000 Monkeys, 1999 wood frame, plywood, aluminum gilt 20’ diameter x 80’ long (variable) SUNY Stony Brook The scu...
6,000,000,000 Monkeys, 1999 wood frame, plywood, aluminum gilt 20’ diameter x 80’ long (variable) SUNY Stony Brook 6,000,0...
American Playhouse, 1999 mahogany, pine, pegs 80” x 80” x 30’ long (variable) Drury College, Springfield, MO Each box repr...
Historical Abstract: C&P*, 1999 laminated & carved mahogany 45” high x 10.5” wide x 62” deep *Crime and Punishment each la...
Landscape with Shadow, 1999 Iris print on paper 48” high x 72” long horizontal dimension = US homicide rate per 100,000 po...
Battle of the Titans at the End of the Millenium, 2000 cast silver, black stone base 10” diameter x 18” high Combined Soth...
Corpse 2, 2000 laminated and carved ash 84” long x 30” high x 16” wide each layer = 1 year of age horizontal dimension = n...
Tops, 2001 ebonized poplar 36” diameter x 46” high each ‘bead’ = 1 year bead diameter = number of terrorist caused deaths ...
Self-portrait, 2003 digital print 24” high x 48” long
gods&demons, 2004 300,000 glass beads size variable McKee Gallery, NY each bead represents 10 book  titles containing the ...
gods&demons, 2004 300,000 glass beads size variable McKee Gallery, NY
Worry (Prayer) Beads, 2004 hemalite and carnelian beads ca 7” diameter carnelian: size proportional to number of deaths du...
Wood Rack, 2006 carved manzanitta 24” long x 8” high
table, 2007 carved fir with redwood splints 24” diameter x 30” high
weather, 2008 Iris print on paper 24” x 24” probability of rain over 15 year period, week by week
table, 2008 carved fir, oak legs 24” diameter x 36” high
bowl, 2009 carved madron burl 16” diameter x 9” high
Length of Day, Sunrise to Sunset,  Year Around, Northern California, 2009 computer rendering
 
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  1. 1. Loren Madsen 1970-2010
  2. 2. Brick Path 1, 1970 brick and steel wire 8‘ long x 3’ wide x 3’ high
  3. 3. Board Piece, 1972 2x14 & 1x2 boards 30’ long x 4’ high x 2” deep Scripps College, Ca
  4. 4. Untitled, 1973 fire brick and steel rod 16’ long x 3’ high x 2” wide Riko Mizuno Gallery, LA, Ca
  5. 5. Untitled Timber Piece, 1974 2x12, 4x6, 2x4 & 1x12 fir boards 30’ long x 10’ high x 5’ deep Long Beach CC, Ca
  6. 6. Leaning Wall maquette, 1975 brick & sst. wire (proposed) 35’ long x 12’ high x 16’ deep MoMA, NY
  7. 7. Stacked Boards, 1975 2x6 & 1x2 fir boards 19’ long x 10’ high x 6” deep MoMA, NY
  8. 8. Floating Arch, 1976 brick , sst wire 35’ long x 35’ wide x 12’ high McKee Gallery, NY
  9. 9. Wood Construction, 1976 redwood and fir boards 16’ long x 12’ high x 12” deep Site, SF, Ca Wood Construction, II 1976 redwood and fir boards 18’ long x 12’ high x 13” deep Site, SF, Ca
  10. 10. “ L” for Walker, 1976 brick & sst wire 60’ wide x 15’ high x 40’ deep Walker Art Center, Mpls, MN
  11. 11. Inverted Pyramid, 1977 brick & steel rod 31’ long x 13’ wide x 3’ high McKee Gallery, NY
  12. 12. Ring Piece maquette, 1977 12” x 12” timbers size variable
  13. 13. Timber Ring, 1978 6x12 & 4x6 boards 44’ diameter x 4’ high Grant Park, Chicago
  14. 14. For Muso, 1978 brick & sst wire 50’ long x 4’ wide x 15’ high Zolla-Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
  15. 15. Slot, 1978 23” high x 29” wide graphite, ink & colored ink on paper Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
  16. 16. Triangular Timber maquette, 1978 timbers, excavation size variable
  17. 17. Inverted Pyramid, Floating, 1979 brick & sst wire 32’ long x 12’ high x 10’ deep Hirschhorn Museum, Wash, DC
  18. 18. Sluice, 1980 curved brick, cable 42’ long x 14’ high x 3’ deep Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, Ca
  19. 19. Floating Cross, 1980 brick, sst wire 40’ x 4o’ x 24’ high Wright State U., Oh
  20. 20. Floating Cross, 1980 brick, sst wire 40’ x 4o’ x 24’ high Wright State U., Oh
  21. 21. 1st Bank Piece, 1981 black granite, cable 30’l x 21’ deep x 83’ high Minneapolis, MN
  22. 22. Floating Ring, 1981 vetter stone, cable 16’ dia x 50’ long x 30’ high SSA Metro West, Baltimore, Md
  23. 23. Suspended Sentence, 1981 acrylic blocks, cable 26’ long’ x 60’ wide x 37’ high Area2 Police Center, Chicago
  24. 24. Untitled installation, 1982 wood constructions, oak timbers, wires, black granite, sand, slate, car jack 44’ long x 12’ wide x 11’ high McKee Gallery, NY
  25. 25. Untitled, 1984 glulam beams, cable 56’ long x 17’ wide x 40’ high Chevy Chase, MD
  26. 26. Depart (maquette), 1984 laminated wood, dowels, thread 18” long x 12” wide x 12” high Untitled (maquette), 1984 laminated wood, thread 18” long x 6” wide x 6” high
  27. 27. Northrop maquette, 1984 18” long x 12” wide x 24” high as proposed: bronze blocks, , sst pylons, cable 40’ long x 20’ wide x 45’ high Los Angeles, CA
  28. 28. Untitled, 1984 glulam beam, sst pylons, cable 58’ long x 30 wide x 20’ high Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA
  29. 29. Self-portrait, 1984(?) 64 - 8” sq paper sheets (64” x 64”) dripped ink
  30. 30. For Next, 1986 copper plates, silk thread 40’ long x 6’ wide x11’ high McKee Gallery, NY
  31. 31. For Next, 1986 copper plates, silk thread 40’ long x 6’ wide x11’ high McKee Gallery, NY
  32. 32. Untitled, 1986 glulam spruce & redwood beams 15’ long x 15’ wide x33’ high Schering Corp, Kenilworth, NJ
  33. 33. Bronze Arch, 1988 bronze plates, hardware 6’ long x 2’ wide x 4’ high Mt. Holyoke College, MA
  34. 34. While, 1986 256 steel plates, gun bluing, twisted wire 18” diameter x 55” high private collection, Chicago
  35. 35. Barc (copper), 1990 copper sheet, lead solder, cable 8’ long x 16” wide x variable height private collection, Los Angeles, CA
  36. 36. Untitled, 1991 glulam beam, sst cable 32’ deep x 24’ wide x 52’ high LaGuardia CC, LIC, NY maquette, 1990 wood, mm LaGuardia CC, LIC, NY
  37. 37. Missing Matter, 1991 copper, solder, laminated woods, tie wire 60’ long x 50’ wide x 20’ high U. of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  38. 38. Missing Matter, 1991 copper, solder, laminated woods, tie wire 60’ long x 50’ wide x 20’ high U. of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  39. 39. Untitled, 1991 copper plates, copper wire 57” long x 36” wide x 12” deep
  40. 40. Large Event, 1991 laminated paldao and oak 100” diameter x 12’ high (variable)
  41. 41. Small Event, 1991 laminated paldao and oak 80” diameter x 12’ high (variable)
  42. 42. Rack, 1992 copper and lead solder 53’ long x 5’ wide x 11’ high McKee Gallery, NY Rack maquette, 1992 paper, copper paint, mm
  43. 43. Self-portrait, 1992 composed of all the words in my coop lease, video scanned, digitized, plotted with ink on paper 23” high x 29” wide
  44. 44. Skeleton, 1993(?) laminated ebony 12” diameter x 124” long
  45. 45. Knots, 1989-1994 laminated & carved purpleheart wood 200+ pieces/size variable Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  46. 46. Knots, 1989-1994 laminated & carved purpleheart wood 200+ pieces/size variable Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX Knots maquette, 1989-1994 twisted bronze wire
  47. 47. numberthree, 1994 carved cherry 25” high x 12” diameter numbereight, 1995 carved hornbeam 19” high x 3” diameter
  48. 48. numberfour, 1994 carved poplar 70” high x 15” diameter Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  49. 49. Historical Abstract: CPI 1995 laminated & carved basswood 40” high x 26” wide x 29” deep *Consumer price index each layer = 1 year (1960-1994 horizontal dimension = fuel costs vertical dimension = food costs center line = housing costs
  50. 50. Historical Abstract: Humdef, 1995 laminated & carved poplar 48” high x 24” wide x 36” deep each layer = 1 year (1945-1994 horizontal dimension = US defense budget vertical dimension = US spending on human services center line = population
  51. 51. Loren Madsen Objects McKee Gallery, NY, 1996
  52. 52. Echo, 1997 bronze, sst cables, tiled towers 62’ wide x 9.5’ deep x 49’ high Japan Rail Kinschichio Station, Tokyo Echo, 1997 computer rendering
  53. 53. Historical Abstract: L&M*, 1998 laminated & carved cherry 46” high x 27” wide x 7” deep *Love and Marraige each layer = 1 year (1940-1993) wide horizontal dimension = married births narrow horizontal dimension = unmarried births center line = birth rates
  54. 54. Historical Abstract: Pipes, 1998 turned and ebonized poplar small: 7.5” diameter x 39” high large: 17.5” diameter x 39” high From 1970 (bottom) to 1995 (top) large pipe = income of top 5% f US families small pipe = income of middle 20% f US families
  55. 55. Untitled (titles), 1998 10 Iris prints, 30” x 30” each McKee Gallery, NY
  56. 56. 6,000,000,000 Monkeys, 1999 wood frame, plywood, aluminum gilt 20’ diameter x 80’ long (variable) SUNY Stony Brook The sculpture represents world population from 10,000 BCE to 2000 CE. Half of all homo sapiens ever born are alive today
  57. 57. 6,000,000,000 Monkeys, 1999 wood frame, plywood, aluminum gilt 20’ diameter x 80’ long (variable) SUNY Stony Brook 6,000,000,000 Monkeys clockwork, 1999 birch plywood, hardwoods 10’ high x 30” wide x 80’ long (variable) SUNY Stony Brook The clockwork drives a device which randomly distributes lettered balls, making words and sentences.
  58. 58. American Playhouse, 1999 mahogany, pine, pegs 80” x 80” x 30’ long (variable) Drury College, Springfield, MO Each box represents expenditures, in the US, for various recreational activities, at the rate of 1 cubic inch = $1,000,000. Botanical gardens are on the extreme left, illegal gambling on the extreme right.
  59. 59. Historical Abstract: C&P*, 1999 laminated & carved mahogany 45” high x 10.5” wide x 62” deep *Crime and Punishment each layer = 1 year (1926-1996) horizontal dimension = US murder rate vertical dimension = US prisoners center line = US population One of every 100 american citizens in in jail, a rate which exceeds China or the Russian gulag
  60. 60. Landscape with Shadow, 1999 Iris print on paper 48” high x 72” long horizontal dimension = US homicide rate per 100,000 population cloud = US execution rate per 100,000 homicides from 1930 (left) to 1996 (right)
  61. 61. Battle of the Titans at the End of the Millenium, 2000 cast silver, black stone base 10” diameter x 18” high Combined Sotheby’s and Christies auction revenues from 1990-98 for Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns
  62. 62. Corpse 2, 2000 laminated and carved ash 84” long x 30” high x 16” wide each layer = 1 year of age horizontal dimension = non-gun murders vertical dimension = gun murders at that age arch = number of shooters Corpse 1, 2000 laminated and carved poplar 84” long x 30” high x 16” wide each layer = 1 year of age horizontal dimension = non-gun murders vertical dimension = gun murders at that age
  63. 63. Tops, 2001 ebonized poplar 36” diameter x 46” high each ‘bead’ = 1 year bead diameter = number of terrorist caused deaths bottom disk = 2001
  64. 64. Self-portrait, 2003 digital print 24” high x 48” long
  65. 65. gods&demons, 2004 300,000 glass beads size variable McKee Gallery, NY each bead represents 10 book titles containing the indicated word
  66. 66. gods&demons, 2004 300,000 glass beads size variable McKee Gallery, NY
  67. 67. Worry (Prayer) Beads, 2004 hemalite and carnelian beads ca 7” diameter carnelian: size proportional to number of deaths due to terrorism hemalite: no terrorist deaths
  68. 68. Wood Rack, 2006 carved manzanitta 24” long x 8” high
  69. 69. table, 2007 carved fir with redwood splints 24” diameter x 30” high
  70. 70. weather, 2008 Iris print on paper 24” x 24” probability of rain over 15 year period, week by week
  71. 71. table, 2008 carved fir, oak legs 24” diameter x 36” high
  72. 72. bowl, 2009 carved madron burl 16” diameter x 9” high
  73. 73. Length of Day, Sunrise to Sunset, Year Around, Northern California, 2009 computer rendering
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