Mass by Carson Davis Brown
There’s a playful sense of mischief in the work of artist Carson Davis Brown. Since 2014, the photographer has trawled through Midwestern big-box retailers and mega-marts, collecting similarly colored objects to build sculptures in unexpected aisles and display areas. The improvised structures are guided by the same principles as any other artwork: texture, form, and especially color, for example. Made from mass-produced consumer wares and left for consumers to admire, then pick apart, Brown’s sculptures exist as site-specific artworks both for the masses and from the masses.
Images © Carson Davis Brown