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  • Tracy Mackenna
Objects 8, 9, 10
© Tracy Mackenna

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Objects 8, 9, 10 1989
  • Scottish Art
Constructed from copper, tin and zinc, each of these objects has been carefully crafted and bound tightly with rubber bands to create a mysterious and self-contained sculpture. The objects are intended for display on the wall. Mackenna’s work of the 1980s is influenced by the generation of British sculptors that includes Richard Deacon, Richard Wentworth and Antony Gormley. Their sculptures explored the possibilities of using everyday materials and manufactured objects, making their work ‘object based’ rather than carved or modelled. Mackenna’s use of mundane and scrap materials reflects this sculptural interest in creating enigmatic objects whose shapes and materials inspire curiosity, but ultimately remain closed to the viewer.


  • Acc. No. GMA 3461
  • Medium Copper, zinc, tin, rubber bands and rivets
  • Size 10.00 x 10.00 x 5.00 cm; 8.70 x 12.60 x 4.00 cm; 11.70 x 9.00 x 2.50 cm
  • Credit Purchased 1989