Gutter Snipes I

February 15 – March 23, 2013

About the Program

Cal Lane's Gutter Snipes I is an aluminum-coated steel sewer pipe that is carved away into an ornate collage of figures and organic designs. This positive relief sculpture reveals a collision between the damned and the divine. The definition of "gutter snipe" refers to a street urchin in the slums of the city or a person of the lowest caste in society. Within patterns of Gutter Snipes I, cityscapes emerge amongst clouds of curls and vines; angels cradle fanged animals while small creatures nip at the heels of silhouetted figures.


Cal Lane


2013.0315 GUT


grunt gallery (second location)
116-350 E. 2nd Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5T 4R8
Unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ/selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations
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