Helmut Lang at home in East Hampton.
lifeforms, 2008, oak, sheepskin and tar, which, “depending on your emotional state,” says Lang, evoke either graves or gardens.
The organic garden, with strips of foil to keep the deer away, in front of Lang’s farmhouse.
surrogate skin #1, 2008, pigment and mixed media.
arbor, 2008, oak, iron, rubber and PVC.
Discarded pieces of the wooden eagles that comprise three.
A section of three, 2008, mahogany and tar.
The textured surface view of one of Lang’s lifeforms works.
Lang beneath his 40-foot arbor, which references the maypole rituals of his rural Austrian childhood.