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Mike Goodlett's "Non-Concrete" on Display in UK Chandler Hospital's Pavilion A


LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 29, 2016)UK Arts in HealthCare's newest exhibit is entitled, "Non-Concrete." The pieces created for this exhibit are the work of Kentucky native, Mike Goodlett. Many of the sculptures, currently on display in the East Rotating Gallery in Pavilion A, are from Goodlett's most recent body of work.

The human body inspired this series of sculptures, taking elements of the human form and twisting and turning them into abstract shapes. Goodlett's choice of materials, hydrastone poured into spandex molds, reflect his fascination with materials and texture.  For nearly 30 years Goodlett has lived and worked in a farmhouse near Wilmore, Kentucky, and these works have become an integral part of his environment, in conversation with the house but also with the numerous drawings, paintings, installations, and other objects within. To this end, several figure-based drawings alongside these more abstract works have also been displayed.

This is one of UK Arts in HealthCare's most ambitious installations. The sculptures are displayed in three-dimensional boxes mounted to the wall. This is even more impressive considering each sculpture weighs between 30 and 60 pounds. "Non-Concrete" will be on display until the end of summer.

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