April Wood: The Body Explored

Isaacs, J. Susan
October 2009
Surface Design Journal;Fall2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p30
Trade Publication
The article discusses the art works of artist April Wood of the U.S. It states that she made mouth funnels, spoons, and doiles out of metal and animal gut since her work addresses issues of food consumption as part of human physicality. Moreover, her work provides an image of consumerism and material culture and further connects to issues of women's craft and domesticity.


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