Art in the Plastocene Era: Everlasting Plastics at the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale

A swirling, circular tangle of twisting black lines, Simon Anton’s Orologio (Plastic Time) (Fig. 1) looms above the heads of visitors to the U.S. Pavilion in the Giardini of the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale.  Comprised of bits of black and white salvaged plastic waste fused to a metal armature, Anton’s sculpture is on view as part of the exhibition Everlasting […]

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