“MADAME TRUDY” — UPCYCLED AMERICANA SCULPTURE
Introducing “Madame Trudy,” she’s a bit of a scamp who holds nothing in higher regard than her hair—”Oh Madame Trudy, beehive!”
- Upcycled Components: HEAD / Camera Flash Bulb (circa 1960s) & Flashlight Spring; BODY Crest / Sample Belva Hair-Rep Pressing Oil (circa 1940s); BODY / Spice Tin (1990s); SHOULDERS / Radio Feet (circa 1970s); Arms & Hands / Fondu Forks (circa 1980s); Dress / Mini Pastry Baking Tin (circa 1980s); LEGS / Springs and Metal Tubing; Feet / Heat Shaped Cookie Press (circa 1960s).
About The Artist
- Matt Swenson is the dude behind Djonk (“yonk”)—Swedish for junk. He turns vintage curiosities and advertising propaganda into sculptures, by pairing disparate objects to make something totally new.