There is no escaping the impact of a fully realized and meticulously executed sculpture by leading New Mexico artist Constance DeJong. Her quintessential black pieces, which she calls her “Four/Three Series,” evoke what might be called a shudder. They give the unsettling sense that we are witnessing the ponderous play of chthonic forces, recalling those often-reported intimations that presage impending earthquakes—the sudden, profound silence, the hair on one’s neck standing on end...see the entire article in the print version of September's Sculpture magazine.
Three Tilting Planes 1, 2008. Copper,
72 x 104 in.