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Industrial strength in miniature springs forth in Tim Cox’ accurate, but raw, aluminum casts of dumpsters, laundry carts and construction containers.  The reduction in scale permits an appreciation of the abstract geometry of everyday things one tends to give little thought to.  As the Bauhaus long ago demonstrated there is beauty and purity to be found in utilitarian objects.  Unlike the polish required by these early modernist designers, Cox leaves all of the casting flaws, core material and rough edges.  This moves these works away from being maquettes or toy models to sculptural objects that have a real weight and power belying their small scale.

A similar interest and respect for ‘heavy metal’ is seen in the paintings.  Rolled aluminum panels have a thin wash of pigment, thus allowing the support material to remain visible.  The machinery and tool imagery imposed upon these surfaces reinforces both the industrial look the geometry.

PRESS

Border Crossing
THE Magazine
February/March 2016
Diane Armitage

Thursday, February 4, 2016
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EXHIBITIONS

DR PROJECTS: JACK SLENTZ, CHRIS COLLINS, TIM COX
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - Saturday, February 20, 2016
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Tim  Cox Ameliorator formatting

Ameliorator
Aluminum, Acrylic paint   2016
12 x 12 in
Call For Price
COXT8938
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C7
Cast aluminum, unique   2015
10 x 5.5 x 5 in
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COXT8844
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Circuit Cincher
Aluminum, Acrylic paint   2016
12 x 12 in
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COXT8936
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Dumpster #2
Cast aluminum, unique   2015
7 x 9 x 8 in

COXT8843
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Dumpster #4
Cast aluminum, unique   2015
7.75 x 8 x 8 in
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COXT8841
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Forklift #2
Aluminum, Acrylic paint   2007
39 x 30 in
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Haft
Aluminum, Acrylic paint   2016
12 x 12 in
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Rock Box
Cast aluminum, unique   2015
7 x 8.25 x 18 in
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COXT8846
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Snow Blower
Aluminum, Acrylic paint   2007
9 x 9 in
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COXT8848
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Trolley
Aluminum, Acrylic paint   2015
12 x 12 in
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COXT8935
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Tim  Cox

Tim Cox

Tim Cox Biography

Education

Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe

Exhibitions

2016    Industrial Strength Santa Fe:  Chris Collins, Tim Cox, Jack R. Slentz, David

            Richard Gallery, Santa Fe

2014    Affordable Arts, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos

2013    Trickster, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos

2012    Rhapsody in Blue, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos

            Naked, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos

2006    Blowout, Peanut Gallery, Santa Fe

Juried Exhibition, May-August, Visual Arts Gallery, Santa Fe Community College

2005    Juried Exhibition, December 2005-January 2006, Visual Arts Gallery, Santa Fe

Community College          

The Graphic Element, Visual Arts Gallery, Santa Fe Community College

Juried Exhibition, May-August, Visual Arts Gallery, Santa Fe Community College

Tim Cox Description

Industrial strength in miniature springs forth in Tim Cox’ accurate, but raw, aluminum casts of dumpsters, laundry carts and construction containers.  The reduction in scale permits an appreciation of the abstract geometry of everyday things one tends to give little thought to.  As the Bauhaus long ago demonstrated there is beauty and purity to be found in utilitarian objects.  Unlike the polish required by these early modernist designers, Cox leaves all of the casting flaws, core material and rough edges.  This moves these works away from being maquettes or toy models to sculptural objects that have a real weight and power belying their small scale.

A similar interest and respect for ‘heavy metal’ is seen in the paintings.  Rolled aluminum panels have a thin wash of pigment, thus allowing the support material to remain visible.  The machinery and tool imagery imposed upon these surfaces reinforces both the industrial look the geometry.

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