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Posts by Don Porcella

Lebron James and his missing foot

King James by Don Porcella, pipe cleaners, 2010.

On July 08, 2010, Lebron James, the basketball superstar, decided to take his talents to South Beach. In a now famous public announcement, Lebron James decided to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers (his home team) and go play for the Miami Heat. At that time I just happened to be finishing a pipe cleaner sculpture of Lebron James’ foot. It was the third foot in a series of feet that I had made.

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3 articles about the Museum of Art and Design’s Open Studios program

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Hi! Just wanted to update you about 3 articles about the Museum of Art and Design's Open Studios program and my residency...

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Pipe Cleaners

Photo of Don Porcella's studio

Did you know that the pipe cleaner was invented by John Harry Stedman & Charles Angel in Rochester, New York in the early 1900′s? Yes, it’s true! Hi, my name is Don Porcella and I am an artist in residence at the Museum of Arts and Design in the Open Studios program. Every Tuesday till April 2012, I will be weaving pipe cleaners into unique and incredible three dimensional sculpture.

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