Margaux Crump
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In Bloom

In Bloom 

Time, glass cloche, soot, candles, wax, flowers, insects, eggshells, foliage, fungi, dicklettes (sex-safe silicone, makeup pigments). 

35 x 15 x 15 inches

2018

As In Bloom is displayed over time, the preserved waxed flowers begin to decay and become the food for a bloom of fungi. As evident in the detail images, insects became surprise collaborators, leaving their curling line drawings across the soot.