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Desperately seeking feathers: Kate MccGwire in Dead or Alive

Juxtapoz // Sunday, 17 Oct 2010

The feathers Kate utilizes are collected from racing pigeon enthusiasts, whom the artist sends letters with requests for feathers. Upon receipt, she then cleans the feathers and forms them into stunning sculptures.


In her latest work, Kate created a large cascade of thousands of pigeon feathers for her piece, Discharge.






Be sure to watch a video of Kate discussing this piece of work at the Museum of Arts and Design website.


Read our exclusive interview with Kate MccGwire right here.


More on the artist at


Dead or Alive

Museum of Arts and Design, New York

Through October 24th, 2010





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