116 x 238 x 3.6 cm
Acrylic, powdered metal, EL wire inlay on routed MDF panel.
666 The number of the beast… The piece is an exercise in precision and subtlety. The beautiful numerical font is derived from mid-century Greyhound racing betting tickets and is somehow metaphysically enriched by the excitement and belief of the millions of race-goers who have placed their faith in their chosen numbers. The background panel is finished in metallic pewter and zinc powders suspended in lacquer, and is incised with a thunder-ball graphic. This symbology dating back to the Greco-Roman era, combining paired lightning bolts and spread eagle wings flanking a planetary orb. The full height numerals are executed in two tone pink electroluminescent inlay and act as a chromatic counterpoint to the metallic neutrality of the background