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wall plate

wall plate, 1
A horizontal member (such as a timber) across a timber-framed, masonry, or concrete wall to carry and distribute the load imposed by members that support the roof.
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Squeeze icing along the sides and f bottom of gable piece B and attach it to the inside edge of wall piece C.
The Bench is a wall piece depicting five small animal-human figures sitting on a wooden bench.
Almost as literal, an earlier articulated wood wall piece, Pantografico #2, 2011, from the series "Metamericos," 2008-, shows the same expansive and retractive system in a piece that is less industrial-looking due to the material as well as its more intimate scale, An articulated armlike Contraption that protrudes from the wall and hangs down to the ground, the piece can be extended and compressed to form different compositions.
Stanley's number-one seller is Preface, a lifestyle group with a light maple finish and a variety of wall piece options.
In 2007 she combined porcelain with silicone in the wall piece Breath, resulting in a fascinating work in which light and transparency play an intriguing role.
In Wall Piece (Black is Beautiful), the profiles of three African-American women overlap on a wobbly oval background.
These themes, among the artist's favorites, could also be found in other works in the show, all likewise titled L'Isola delle Rose--for instance two sculptures set on pedestals in the second space, created from terra-cotta mixed with champagne; a large wall piece, painted on felt with enamel and cranberry juice; or a "painting-sculpture" created from destroyed bamboo matting, recomposed and brought back to life with the application of a purple patina.
The wall piece in this show was dismantled at the end of the exhibition.
The wall piece, Happy, ugly, scars which I saw most recently installed in the Museum of Modern Art in Tampa, Florida, where it had been selected for the NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) exhibition was strangely reminiscent of the Day of the Dead manifestations in its half-entertaining/half-frightening elements that seem to add up to a narrative, suggesting both humour and fear in equal measure.
Thus Composition for a Thin Membrane, 2012, a hanging sculpture of abaca fiber, suddenly moans in pain before falling quiet for an extended period of time, while the subdued textured sounds of Loop, 2010, make it seem as though the woven electric-wire wall piece is almost palpitating and heaving with life.
A typical example is Dream Journey-Childhood, 2007, in which Ahn Gyeon's fifteenth-century Mongyudowondo (Dream Journey to the Land of Peach Blossoms)--a panorama of multipeaked mountains and a nested peach orchard as described by Prince Anpyeong as appearing in his dream--is reconstructed as a twenty-six-foot-wide wall piece made of more than a hundred thousand black blocks against a yellow background.
What he showed at Pottery Northwest was a variety of wall pieces and jugs/objects, the majority of which disclose rudimentary facial features.