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Whilst making autochthones certain kinds of illusion, that I don’t want!, appear: it may require only an adjustment, or more effort, for me to see it correctly,

i.e. not as a picturing device but seen to be, itself as metaphor.

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Left:  Autochthone, MM 3313, sanded aluminium block and acrylic medium, 10″ x 8″ x 1¼”, 2013. Collection of The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
 Right: Autochthone, X2XII, sanded aluminium block and acrylic medium, 19″ x 16″ x 1¼”, 2010-2011. Collection of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio.

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Left:  Autochthone, For Mildred Fish-Harnack, sanded aluminium block and acrylic medium, 20″ x 16″ x 1¼”, 2013. Collection of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University.
 Right: Autochthone, IVMM,  sanded aluminium block and acrylic medium, 19″ x 16″ x 1¼”, 2011-2016. Collection of Trinity College Dublin.

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Left: Autochthone, BFR,  sanded aluminium block and acrylic medium, 20″ x 16″ x 1¼”, 2011. Collection of Pallant House, Chichester, England.
Right: Autochthone, Dammer, sanded aluminum block and Dammer oil, 19″ x 16″ x 1¼”, 2012-13.