Mobile Sculpture

“ in 1999 I was casting in resin all sorts of lips for different art works and found myself with a surplus of resin lips. At the same time there was at SFMOMA a retrospective Calder...I went on to use the lips to make mobiles combined with wire.

At first the mobiles were very simple in structure. With time the structures became larger and more complex, playing with scale, rupture and balance within my studio space. In the last few years I went on to produce some other types of mobiles with fiberglass structure...”

© philippe jestin 2016

“ Lips chandelier “.2001.

resin and wire

“ Lips Mobiles “.2002.

resin and wire

“ Flying Man “.2004.

resin and fiberglass

“ Lips Mobiles “.2002.

resin and wire

“ Lips Mobiles “.2002.

resin and wire

“ Lips Mobiles “.2003.

resin and wire

“ Lips Mobiles “.2003.

resin and wire

“ Lips mobile “. 2004.

resin and copper. 34”x 60”x 8”.

“ Lips mobile “. 2004.

resin and copper. 30”x 50”x 8”.

“ Lips mobile “. 2004.

resin and copper. 20”x 24"x 34”.

“ Lips mobile “. 2004.

resin and copper. 12”x 20"x 30”.

“Lipsmobile” .chandelier. 2006. Resin and wire. 32”x 46”x 46”.

“ Lips Mobiles “.2000.

resin and wire

“ Lips Mobiles “.2006.

resin and wire

“ Lips mobile “. 2006.

resin and copper. 32”x 124”x 8”.

“ Lips mobile “. 2007.

resin and copper. 24”x 120”x 38”.

“ Lips mobile “. 2010.

resin and copper. 18”x 48”x 8”.

“ Eye mobile ”.2008.

resin, acrylic.28”x 125”x 12”

“ Y Many Man”.2014.

resin, acrylic.

“ Flower mobile “.2009.

Resin and copper. 60”x 90”x 29”.

From the ceiling of 580 Hayes Street. SF

2014 before demolition.

“ Flower mobile “.2009.

Resin and copper Detail.

“ Hippocalypso mobile 1“ .2011.

Resin, fiber glass  20”x 60”.

“ Hippocalypso mobile 2“. 2011.

Resin, wood, paint  24”x 22”x 22”.

“ Hippocalypso mobile 3 “.2011.

Resin,Fiberglass.

30”x 35”x 35”.

“ The H is for...“ 2011.

Resin, fiberglass. Variable sizes.