Mary Button Durell, a San Francisco based artist, creates translucent and abstract sculptures using only a single material which is handmade by layering sheets of tracing paper and wheat paste. Her delicate and complex sculptures are reminiscent of cocoons, bee hives, and underwater organisms Buttons Durrell, Favorite Places, Creative Spaces, Magazines Articles, Friends Mary, Based Artists, Abstract Sculpture, Mary Buttons, Buttons Durell
“I believe that the delicacy and tenderness of some of the materials I use have similar qualities to human emotion, human condition. The objects can be physically fragile; they age, crack, break, fade.” Mari Anders' studio ALSO: Andrews’ studio.
OP says: this kind of organized mess appeals to me. I love to see the stuff, but I also need moments of blankness. I have to agree, although this is a bit too haphazard for me.