Fool the Eye at the Nassau County Museum of Art – Derrick Guild

DERRICK GUILD’S  bejeweled potato ironically renders one of natures’ most humble foods as precious and ornamental. He creates a true trompe l’oeil carving, illusionistically painted with add-on stones, presumably where the potato bud would normally be.

Derrick Guild, Root Crop (Champagne), 2007, Oil on Resin with CZ Diamonds , 5 x 4 x 3 inches, Collection of Alexandra Harounian

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