David Herbert
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select projects


After the Gold Rush 2013 (Ongoing) Wood, Corrogated Plastic, Paper and various collaged materials 4 x 5 x 5 feet

   
Living in the End Times 2012 (Ongoing)  Styrofoam, expanding foam, rope, wood, bambo skewers, cinder block, buckets, paint 12 x 10 x 8 feet

 
Henry Moore Blood Cult 2012 Video   running time: 3 minutes Watch Video

       
Can't Buy Me Love 2012 Poster and mixed media / Masterpiece 2012 Acrylic and polymer clay / Honey 2012 Poster and mixed media (each 24 x 36 in)

             
Stand By Me 2012  Poster and mixed media / Adaptation 2012 Acrylic paint / Time Life 2012 Collage and mixed media (each 24 x 36 in)

     
Charlottes Web 2011 Wood, spray foam, cardboard, steel cable, wire mesh cloth, colored paper 20 x 10 x 3 feet

     
Holiday 2009 Watercolor paper, wood, hardware, colored pens 15 x 9 x 15 feet

   
Monarch 2008 Chicken wire, spray foam, plaster bandages, chrome paint, plywood, hardware, colored paper, steel 8 x 8 x 12 feet

  
Seance for the Symphony 2009 Video running time: 7 minutes Watch Video


Seance for the Symphony (installation view) 2009 Video, sound, wood, corrugated plastic, plexi-glass, paint, hardwire running time: 7 minutes video 90 x 73 x 97 inches

                
Stars Like Dust 2009 Acrylic on paper 86 x 43 in. - Sleeper 2009 Acrylic on stretched canvas 24 x 31in. - Nostalgia for Infinity 2009 Graphite on paper 21 x 31 in. - Love and Trust 2009 Oil on weathered board 48 x 32 in. - Unititled Cover 2009 Colored pen on streched tinted canvas 30 x 22 in
 
     
Mickey 2007-2009 Cement, plaster, fiberglass, electric conduit, plywood, magic-sculpt, cardboard, chicken wire, burlap, plaster, latex paint, spray paint, styrofoam, sculpt-or-coat, plaster bandages, electrical cord, poly urethane, old pants, plexiglas, rubber baseboard, screws, spray foam, sculpt-a-mold, hot glue, black cloth 9 x 6 x 3 feet (wall painting 6 feet in diameter)

Western Model 2008     Western Model 2008 Western Model 2008 Western Model 2008
Western Model 2008 Plywood, plexilglass, aluminum tubing, plastic board, aluminum sheeting 14 x 6 x  12 feet

 
Mystic Starship 2008 Wood, plaster bandages, foamcore, wire, acrylic paint, vinyl, plexiglass, colored gels, hardware 7 x 12 x 6 feet

               
Untitled Drawings 2008 Graphite and colored pencil 14 x 17 inches


Snoopy (performance with sculpture) 2007


Goblet 2007 Chicken wire, plaster, spray foam, wood, enamel 36 x 24 x 32 inches

Beautiful Superman 2007 13' x 3 ' x 2' wood, yarn, canvas, latex, plaster bandages, card board, plexiglas, sculptamold Beautiful Superman 2007 13' x 3 ' x 2' wood, yarn, canvas, latex, plaster bandages, card board, plexiglas, sculptamold Beautiful Superman 2007 13' x 3 ' x 2' wood, yarn, canvas, latex, plaster bandages, card board, plexiglas, sculptamold Beautiful Superman 2007 13' x 3 ' x 2' wood, yarn, canvas, latex, plaster bandages, card board, plexiglas, sculptamold Beautiful Superman 2007 13' x 3 ' x 2' wood, yarn, canvas, latex, plaster bandages, card board, plexiglas, sculptamold
Beautiful Superman 2007  Wood, yarn, canvas, latex, plaster bandages, card board, plexiglas, sculptamold 13 x 3 x 2 feet - at a church in the Hague 2008 - in Berlin (no wall) 2009

Empire 2006 13’ x 6’ x 5’Steel, paper, sculpey, cloth, polyester resin, chicken wire Empire 2006 13’ x 6’ x 5’Steel, paper, sculpey, cloth, polyester resin, chicken wire Empire 2006 13’ x 6’ x 5’Steel, paper, sculpey, cloth, polyester resin, chicken wire       
Empire 2006 Steel, paper, sculpey, cloth, polyester resin, chicken wire
13 x 6 x 5 feet     Empire 2006 Graphite, ink 18 x 24 in

               
The Creature From Bong Water Bog 2006 Plexiglas, cardboard, rags, acrylic paint, magic sculpt, wire, sculpey, plywood 24 x 36 x 46 in    Uptown Express 2007 Wood, plesiglas, sculpey, acrylic paint 8 x 3 x 4 ft     Chrysler 2007 Wood, sculpt-a-mold, acrylic paint 36 x 60 in

        
Mammoth 2006 Graphite, colored pencil, colored pen 24 x 18 in - Hillbilly Wrath 2006 Graphite, colored pencil, colored pen 18 x 24 in - The End is Near 2006 Graphite, colored pencil, colored pen  18 x 24 in

Last Stand at Big Thunder Mountain 2006 15' x 9' x 13' Styrofoam, canvas, latex paint, burnt wood, pipe cleaners and dish pads Last Stand at Big Thunder Mountain 2006 15' x 9' x 13' Styrofoam, canvas, latex paint, burnt wood, pipe cleaners and dish pads Last Stand at Big Thunder Mountain 2006 15' x 9' x 13' Styrofoam, canvas, latex paint, burnt wood, pipe cleaners and dish pads Last Stand at Big Thunder Mountain 2006 15' x 9' x 13' Styrofoam, canvas, latex paint, burnt wood, pipe cleaners and dish pads Last Stand at Big Thunder Mountain 2006 15' x 9' x 13' Styrofoam, canvas, latex paint, burnt wood, pipe cleaners and dish pads Last Stand at Big Thunder Mountain 2006 15' x 9' x 13' Styrofoam, canvas, latex paint, burnt wood, pipe cleaners and dish pads Last Stand at Big Thunder Mountain 2006 15' x 9' x 13' Styrofoam, canvas, latex paint, burnt wood, pipe cleaners and dish pads
Last Stand at Big Thunder Mountain 2006 Styrofoam, canvas, latex paint, burnt wood, pipe cleaners and dish pads 15 x 9 x 13 feet

Crystal Palace Hidden Fortress 120" x 60" x 60" Plexiglas, Morror, Plywood, Hot Glue 2006 Crystal Palace Hidden Fortress 120" x 60" x 60" Plexiglas, Morror, Plywood, Hot Glue 2006 Crystal Palace Hidden Fortress 120" x 60" x 60" Plexiglas, Morror, Plywood, Hot Glue 2006 Crystal Palace Hidden Fortress 120" x 60" x 60" Plexiglas, Morror, Plywood, Hot Glue 2006
Crystal Palace 2006 Plexiglas, mirror, plywood, hot glue 120 x 60 x 60 inches

Mississippi Ark 108” x 56” x 94” Wood, canvas, Styrofoam, cloth, cardboard 2006 Mississippi Ark 108” x 56” x 94” Wood, canvas, Styrofoam, cloth, cardboard 2006 Mississippi Ark 108” x 56” x 94” Wood, canvas, Styrofoam, cloth, cardboard 2006 Mississippi Ark 108” x 56” x 94” Wood, canvas, Styrofoam, cloth, cardboard 2006
Mississippi Ark 2006 Wood, canvas, styrofoam, cloth, cardboard 108 x 56 x 94 inches


Step 2005 Wood, sculpey, aluminum, plaster 20 x 20 x 24 in

 
Geode 2005 Plaster, cement, sculpt-a-mold, plexi glass, sharpie, acrylic paint, lamp, aluminum, gel transparency 36 x 36 x 30 in (demensions variable)


Book on Tape 2005 Carpet, latex paint, colored paper, colored pencils, plexiglass, aluminum, wood, rubber tubing 6 x 10 feet

Imagine Piano 2005 Plywood, Styrofoam, String, Latex Paint 5ft x 6ft x 3ft Imagine Piano 2005 Plywood, Styrofoam, String, Latex Paint 5ft x 6ft x 3ft Imagine Piano 2005 Plywood, Styrofoam, String, Latex Paint 5ft x 6ft x 3ft Imagine Piano 2005 Plywood, Styrofoam, String, Latex Paint 5ft x 6ft x 3ft Imagine Piano 2005 Plywood, Styrofoam, String, Latex Paint 5ft x 6ft x 3ft
Imagine Piano 2005 Plywood, styrofoam, string, latex paint 5 x 6 x 3 feet

     
Art Forum Ad for Dave Herbert 1977 - Invisible (document)  1969

VHS 2005 Foam, Plexiglas, and latex paint 2ft x 4ft x 8ft VHS 2005 Foam, Plexiglas, and latex paint 2ft x 4ft x 8ft VHS 2005 Foam, Plexiglas, and latex paint 2ft x 4ft x 8ft
VHS 2005 Foam, plexiglas, latex paint 2 x 4 x 8 feet

Crystal Judd 2005 laminated wood siding, spray foam, latex paint 2ft x 2ft x 8ft Crystal Judd 2005 laminated wood siding, spray foam, latex paint 2ft x 2ft x 8ft Crystal Judd 2005 laminated wood siding, spray foam, latex paint 2ft x 2ft x 8ft
Crystal Judd 2005 Laminated wood siding, spray foam, latex paint 2 x 2 x 8 feet


Brain Room (Act III) 2005 Plywood, plexiglas, rubber matting, fluorescent lamps, latex paint, video monitor, DVD player 5 x 6 x 6 feet



Centrifuge (Act II) 2005 Plywood, plexiglas, styrofoam, rubber matting, fluorescent lamps, latex paint 10 x 10 x 4 feet

 
Airlock (Act I) 2005 Plywood, plexiglas, styrofoam, rubber matting, fluorescent lamps, latex paint 5 x 6 x 4 feet 

full disclosure - earlier stuff and b-sides