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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.
Weissberger could have rendered the wall piece as ridiculously overwrought, teeming thickly with fatuous cultural products.
Space-saving storage and actual dining service from the surfaces seem to be the draws now, away from wall pieces with height but not much more.
Organized by Apsara DiQuinzio as part of the MATRIX program at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, this succinct survey, which spanned the years 1974-2000, included two films, a collage series, a photograph, a drawing, a sculpture, and a textile wall piece, all of which cumulatively managed to convey the crux of Bratescu's artistic concerns.
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.
20 13, a wall piece composed of eighteen dakimakura, body pillows decorated with human-scale renderings of highly sexualized ani me characters.
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.
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.
Mary's work is strongly located within drawing, while Lois' has wider formal concerns, which include installation, sculpture, wall pieces and also drawing.
I make tabletop and wall pieces in porcelain or stoneware using primarily slab-built techniques, with an eye on developing shapes and contours that best provide the surface for my hand drawn imagery.
Hang the finished wall pieces on dowel rods or old curtain rods if you don't have a large wall on which you can tack or nail them for display.