Morph XII

Comfortable unpredictability

I have spoken about a number of elements in my piece descriptions such as C and S curves, line, plane, balance, positive and negative space, flow, undulation, etc.

One aspect I have not covered and is exemplified in Morph XII is asymmetry which I personally define as comfortable unpredictability. Absolute symmetry is something I tried once. It was exceedingly difficult to do well and, once done, it seemed to me to be flat, unimaginative, too technical. Yeh, that’s it – technical excellence for its own sake…predictable.

I think asymmetry more engages the mind of the viewer. I think Morph XII is a perfect example of my own passion. When I design a piece and later look at it, I enjoy walking around it and seeing different things in the journey. Each perspective or profile offers a new experience. And so by turning a piece, it gives me – and the collector or viewer – multiple pieces in one.

Morph XII, a black walnut wood sculpture by Harry Pollitt in which he captures the comfortable unpredictability of asymmetrical design.
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Morph XII  |  1′-6″ h, 10″ w, 6″ d | Black Walnut | SOLD

Other Collected Wood Sculptures

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  • Morph VIII
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  • Morph III
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  • Morph
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  • Down Force
  • Gabriella
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  • Up Draft
  • The Phoenix
  • Laughing Waters
  • Wind Drift
  • Desert Bloom
  • Splash Dance
  • Wind Swept
  • Escher Tide
  • Cliff Dwelling
  • Rhapsody
  • Nature's Ceremony
  • Torch Light
  • Brain Scan (Self Portrait)
  • Confluence
  • The Tortoise
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