American artist Crystal Wagner installations are a feat for the eyes. A fantasy world can be created in your mind once you see this wonderful sculptures made of the simplest materials.
Her mixed-media artwork features easy-to-come-by paper and plastic materials such as streamers, plastic tablecloths, and chicken wire that seem to take on a life of its own as shapes emerge, multiply, and eventually take over the gallery space.
She is able to refine her installations by adding intricate prints of forms that look like vines and petals. It contrasts nicely with her construction, which focuses more on structure and building volume. These are the heart of Wagner’s installation, and tell us the most about the essence of her work.